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Wound Care Encourages Local Sock Donations

During the month of September, Brookings Health System’s Wound Care team is encouraging community members to donate new pairs of socks to those in need locally. A collection box is located inside Brookings Health System’s 22nd Avenue entrance through September 30.

Foundation Raises Funds in Support of Local Health Care

A total of 28 teams participated in Brookings Health System Foundation‘s twelfth annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 12 at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D., presented by First Bank & Trust.

Brookings Health System Receives Rural Health Clinic Grant

Brookings Health System has been awarded a grant through the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Brookings Health Recognized for Excellence in Lactation Care with IBCLC Care Award

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Brookings Health System for excellence in lactation care, the only organization in the Dakotas to earn the recognition.

Bortnem Awarded Brookings Health System's Educational Scholarship

2021 Brookings High School graduate Taylor Bortnem is this year’s recipient of Brookings Health System’s Educational Scholarship.

Safe@Home Course Prepares Kids to Stay Home Alone

Brookings Health System will offer Safe@Home by SafeSitter®, a program designed for students in grades 4 to 6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. The class will be held on Wednesday, July 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. inside the Ambulance Station and Education Center, 2300 Yorkshire Drive.

Aiming to Inspire Health Fundraiser & Raffle Set for Aug. 12

Brookings Health System Foundation will hold the 12th annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser, presented by First Bank & Trust, on Thursday, Aug. 12 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D.

Safe Sitter Course Set for July 13

Registration is now open for Brookings Health System’s popular Safe Sitter Class. Paramedic Wendy Long will teach a session on Tuesday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ambulance Station and Education Center, 2300 Yorkshire Drive.

Groos Hired as Environmental Services Director

Lyle Groos was recently hired as the new environmental services director at Brookings Health System.

Free, Walk-In Vaccination Center Set for June 9

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold a free, walk-in COVID-19 community vaccination center, also referred to as a point of dispensing (POD), on Wednesday, June 9. The event will run from 4 to 8 p.m. at Swiftel Center in Brookings.