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Since the Luverne Cottage opened in 1998, it has served nearly 800 patients.
The Sanford Luverne hospice program is on the verge of several major changes. Staff and volunteers were notified in mid-April that home health services will be based out of Windom and hospice services will be based out of Luverne. Current home care staff will transition to employment through Good...
Eileen Henning
Henning honored as Sanford Employee of Year Eileen Henning of Adrian was recently honored as the 2021 Eide Bailly Business Employee of the Year for her work with Sanford Health. She’s worked for Sanford for 41 years and is currently a senior insurance representative at Sanford Luverne Medical...
Sanford Health Systems announced July 22 that it would require all employees, including its Good Samaritan Society locations, to get COVID-19 vaccinations by Nov. 1. Dr. Josh Crabtree, Luverne, said the move was prompted by patient requests and common sense safety considerations. “It’s really...
Danielle LaFleur
Danielle LaFleur, a licensed practical nurse at Sanford Luverne Clinic, received the Florence Nightingale Award earlier this month at a Sanford Health nursing recognition event conducted in Sioux Falls. “LaFleur fills many roles in the Luverne clinic,” said clinic director Laurie Jensen.’ “She acts...
Ashly Benson, a second-year Minnesota West lab technician, examines a blood sample with high school student Justin Mejia Monday morning during the lab tech camp in Luverne.
Medical lab scientist Dr. Rita Miller, Luverne, gets calls and emails every week from health care providers looking to hire medical lab technicians. “There is such a critical shortage of medical lab techs,” said Miller, program director at Minnesota West Luverne Campus. “They want to know, ‘Are you...
Sanford Luverne recently honored long-time medical staff (from left) Vicki Nelson, Carol Wieneke and Cheryl Groen. Together the three women comprise more than 140 years of experience.
More than 140 years of experience is housed in one Sanford Luverne office separated by two office dividers in the patient appointment center. LPN Cheryl Groen started Aug. 18, 1980, and has been with Sanford Luverne 40 years. MA Vicki Nelson started Sept. 16, 1976, and has been with Sanford Luverne...
It’s been a year and more than 406,000 U.S. deaths since we first heard of COVID-19. During this pandemic, we, as physicians and providers at Sanford Luverne, have been echoing CDC guidance to wear masks, social distance, use good hand hygiene and to get tested and quarantine when needed. We’ve...
There is currently no vaccine or medicine approved to prevent the virus. For those recovering from Covid-19 at home, treatment is aimed at helping the body’s immune system fight the virus. This is known as supportive care. Sanford Luverne is encouraging the public to learn the basics of supportive...
Sanford Luverne started offering outpatient infusion treatments this week for higher-risk patients who qualify, according to hospital director Tammy Loosbrock. The goal is to prevent patients from getting sicker and to keep hospital beds open and staff available for the sickest patients. “Hopefully...
Lori DeBoer
Lori DeBoer received the Sanford Health Network Support Services Employee of the Year Award. Lori has been with Sanford Luverne for 25 years. “In our network, there are over 5,000 employees, with 3,000 just in the Sioux Falls region, so when we have an employee of the year it’s a special thing,”...

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