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Certified Medical Home

Health care centralized around you

Are you going through a new or difficult illness? Sanford Canby is a Certified Medical Home. Here, you are the central member of your health care team. You, your provider, an RN health coach and any members of your family or friend support group will individualize care just for you. You have 24-hour access to your health care team who listens to your concerns and opinions.

Everyone can benefit from a Certified Medical Home, especially if you have:

  • A chronic illness
  • Multiple illnesses
  • Unstable or newly diagnosed illnesses
  • Multiple medications
  • Special health needs
  • To schedule an appointment at Sanford Canby call (507) 223-7221 or (800) 535-1615.


Volunteering can open many new doors.  Whether you are applying for a new job, college, or just want to expand your opportunities, volunteering is where you should start!  Opportunities are available to gain experience in many areas.

Why YOU should be a Volunteer at Sanford Canby Medical Center: 

  • Learn new skills
  • Develop your talents
  • Explore career interests and opportunities
  • Pursue your personal interests and hobbies
  • Express love and concern for others
  • Establish a reputation as a civic leader
  • Improve the visibility of your club or organization
  • Use your professional skills more creatively
  • Fill time in a meaningful way
  • Share knowledge from unique past experiences with others
  • Exercise your leadership skills
  • Provide resources to your community
  • Engage in enjoyable activities (Have Fun!)

Some of the patient/resident volunteer opportunities available:

Areas of Interest

  • 1:1 Visits
  • Active games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bingo
  • Card games
  • Clerical
  • Current events
  • Decorating
  • Gardening
  • Hair care
  • Holiday parties
  • Hospital visits
  • Intergenerational programs
  • Letter writing
  • Library cart
  • Men's Club
  • Music
  • Outdoor events
  • Reading
  • Religious programs
  • Shopping cart
  • Travelog
  • Transportation
  • Women's Club

For more information on volunteering opportunities, please call 507-223-7221.