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Repercussions of a Pandemic

A year ago during the holiday season Brookings Health cared for its highest number of COVID-19 patients to date. Thanks to the vaccine and advancements in treatments, Brookings Hospital hasn't housed as many critically ill COVID patients at one time this fall, but the effects of the pandemic are still at play.

Brookings Health Receives NOSORH Performance Leadership Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

As part of the 2021 National Rural Health Day celebration, Brookings Health System today announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) with a Performance Leadership Award in the outcomes category. The award reflects top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

Community Vaccination Centers for COVID-19 Booster Shots Set for Nov. 1 & 2

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold free community vaccination centers, also referred to as a points of dispensing (PODs), for COVID-19 booster shots on Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The events will be held at Swiftel Center in Brookings.

Brookings Health Upgrades to Latest Robotic Surgical Technology

This week Brookings Health System’s operating room team performed the first robotic-assisted surgery using the newly acquired da Vinci Xi surgical system.

Brookings Health System Recognized as COVID-19 Vaccination Ambassador

Brookings Health System recently announced that more than 75 percent of all staff members have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

Dr. Jill Kruse Joins the Hospitalist Team at Brookings Health System

Dr. Jill Kruse recently joined the team of hospitalists at Brookings Health System. Hospitalists oversee the care of adult patients, 15 years and older, who are admitted to the Inpatient Care unit at Brookings Hospital.

Ronne Hired as Human Resources Director

Kayla Ronne was recently hired as the new Human Resources Director at Brookings Health System.

Brookings Health Scores 100% on CDC’s Infant Feeding Practices Survey

Brookings Health System scored 100 of 100 points on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) most recent survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC).

Registration Now Open for Doula Workshop

October 1 Early Bird Registration Deadline for a $30 Discount

Brookings Health Reminds Community to Continue to Stay Vigilant Against COVID-19

Brookings Health System reminds the community to continue to stay vigilant against COVID-19, practicing the necessary safety precautions and getting vaccinated, especially considering the Delta variant.