sanford

The Sanford Luverne Emergency Room entrance shows visitor policies and serves as a mandatory screening station. There are three entrances facility-wide and all are mandatory stations to screen for potential coronavirus risk factors.
As Rock County and surrounding communities grasp new realities of the coronavirus pandemic, Sanford Luverne is taking its own measures as the local health care leader. “We are doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including social distancing and responsible event management,” said Tammy...
When respiratory therapist Julia Silvrants began her career 42 years ago she was planning to be in Luverne for only a year. She retired last week with a farewell gathering of Sanford colleagues who reflected fondly on the past several decades. “Now who are we going to ask when we have questions?”...
Medical errors are estimated to be the third leading cause of death in the United States, and local health care professionals are working to improve those outcomes. A health care safety class, “You Are Your Own Best Medicine,” on Nov. 21 in Luverne illustrates that patient involvement in their care...
The new Rock County Ambulance garage is ready to house emergency vehicles, and Sanford hosted an open house Saturday morning, May 18, to show off the new $420,000 facility built entirely with private community donations.
Sanford Luverne’s new ambulance garage is ready for use, and a Saturday morning open house gave community members a glimpse inside their local emergency services. One of the first people there was Luverne’s Gene Cragoe, who last week observed what he calls the fifth anniversary of his second...
Bruce Dysthe sings for Mary Jane Brown residents, visitors and staff. Afterward everyone was served ice cream cake. The Oaks residents were treated to donuts a la mode.
Residents and staff at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home, The Oaks and Poplar Creek Estates celebrated the merger with Sanford Health Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21. Root beer floats, music and special activities highlighted the two-hour celebration. The Oaks celebrated with donut a la...
Tammy Loosbrock
Tammy Loosbrock, Sanford Luverne Medical Center senior director, was named to the Becker Hospital Review’s 60 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know in 2017.  This recognition is another in a growing list of Sanford Luverne achievements. In April Healthgrades presented Sanford Luverne with its 2017...
Dr. Nicole Woodley
Female patients at Sanford Luverne Medical Center will soon have more options for women’s health services with Dr. Nicole Woodley, who starts Aug. 28 (see story on Page 3A). Dr. Woodley, a Luverne native, provides obstetrical and gynecological services and will be the first full-time OB-GYN at the...
Sanford Luverne Clinic was recently recognized with a 2016 Minnesota Bridges to Excellence Award for delivering exceptional quality outcomes for patients with diabetes, vascular disease and  depression. The Minnesota Bridges to Excellence program is a health care purchaser-led pay for performance...
Sanford Luverne invites the public to participate in the “Step by Step Wellness Challenge” from Aug. 15 to Sept. 25. Teams of three earn points for step totals each week and can also access tips and wellness information. Register by Aug. 5 by calling 507-449-1229. Cost is $10 without pedometer, $20...
Greg and Patti Aubert hold the therapeutic pillows they received from Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls marking the pair as the 116th kidney transplant under their kidney transplant program. The transplant team and support personnel signed the pillow. Signers include 2006 LHS graduate Kelsey Petersen, whose grandparents are neighbors to the Auberts.
As Greg and Patti Aubert celebrate Christmas, the Luverne couple hopes to meet the individual who gave a special gift to Greg almost seven weeks ago. On Nov. 3 Greg received a kidney from a living donor while on the same day Patti donated one. The transplant, however, wasn’t between the two of them...

Pages

Comment Here