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Justin Jensen named Sanford Vermillion PRIDE Employee of the Month

Justin Jensen, Associate Maintenance Mechanic, Sanford Vermillion Medical Center, was selected as the Sanford Vermillion February PRIDE Employee of the Month.

Sanford Vermillion enacts restrictions to protect patients and residents from flu

In order to protect patients, residents, tenants and employees from influenza, Sanford Vermillion is putting visitor restrictions in place throughout the medical center.

Vermillion School District receives grant award from Dakota Hospital Foundation

The Vermillion School District was recently awarded a $7,000 grant from Dakota Hospital Foundation (DHF). The grant application submitted through the fit Kid and fit4 Schools program in Vermillion requested funding to help support healthy hydration habits amongst Vermillion’s elementary aged students through installation of water bottle filling sta...

Employee of the Month

William Mattix-Hatch named Sanford Vermillion January 2018 PRIDE Employee of the Month Vermillion, SD –   William Mattix-Hatch, CNA, Sanford Care Center Vermillion, was selected as the January Sanford Vermillion 2018 PRIDE Employee of the Month. He has been employed with Sanford since August 2017. Nominations for William included th...

Community Health Fair

Sanford Vermillion is partnering with students and faculty in the health professions programs at the University of South Dakota to host this annual community health fair. The health fair focuses on the importance of knowing your individual ‘numbers’ and understanding what they mean with respect to your overall health and wellness. Community Health ...

Heroes Behind the Badges Blood Drive

Vermillion, SD-Vermillion Law Enforcement and Vermillion Fire will compete to see which department can recruit the most blood donors for the community’s blood supply during the winter months at the 12th annual“Heroes Behind the Badges”.

First baby of 2018 born at Sanford Medical Center Vermillion

Sanford Medical Center Vermillion welcomed its first baby of 2018. Paul Lucas was born on Jan. 1, 2018 at 7:02 a.m. to Nicholas and Jacki Waldner of Elk Point, South Dakota.  Paul weighs eight pounds, eight ounces and is 21 ½ inches long. Proud parents, Nicholas and Jacki and big brother Benjamin were very excited to learn that Paul was...

Vermillion Lions Help Upgrade Local Pediatric Care

Thanks to a generous donation from the Vermillion Lions Club, the pediatric unit of Sanford Vermillion Hospital recently received a much needed upgrade. The Lions Club made a $5,000 donation to Sanford, which the hospital used to purchase a new pediatric crib to replace the previous one that was nearly four decades old.

December PRIDE Employee of the Month

Vermillion, SD –   Shelly Bendert, Patient Access Supervisor, Sanford Vermillion Clinic, was selected as the Sanford Vermillion December PRIDE Employee of the Month. She has been employed at Sanford Vermillion since October 2001. Nominations for Shelly included the following: Shelly is the person behind the scenes that is always th...

October PRIDE Employee of the Month Melanie Lecates

Melanie Lecates, CNA, Sanford Hospital Vermillion, was selected as the October Sanford Vermillion PRIDE Employee of the Month. She has been employed with Sanford since 2015. Nominations for Melanie included the following:   Melanie is always so dependable.  She is good with residents.  She does a great job making sure all appointmen...