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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...

Renovation news for 49th and Oxbow location

Renovation is still rocking! What do we have left? We need to finish the lockers rooms, tile the hallways, some touch ups with painting, and in May we will be replacing the gutters in the Therapy pool. We are still working on the heating system with the Yoga room and some minor issues but we should be mostly done by the end of February.

Sanford Wellness Swim Lessons

The Sanford Wellness Centers have a long history of teaching swimming lessons. Every year we have over 1000 children from the ages of 6 months and older participate in our program. The swimming curriculum was created by American Red cross to meet the needs of all communities nationwide and focuses on a core group of water skills and water safety...

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...

Sanford Webster introduces urology services

ABERDEEN, S.D. —Sanford Webster will offer urology services with the addition of Melissa Brown, M.D., as part of the outreach team. Brown specializes in treating and diagnosing patients with disorders and conditions of the urinary tract, including kidney stones, bladder infections, prostate issues, incontinence and infertility. She graduated...

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...

Health survey aims to identify community needs

Sanford Vermillion Medical Center is currently conductinga community health needs assessment survey.The survey aims to identify unmet health needs in the community, with results used to develop plans for addressing gaps in service. “We are committed to the wellbeing of our community and ensuring we provide services to meet the needs of resid...

Sanford Worthington welcomes new provider

Alicia Daum, PA-C has joined the Sanford Worthington Clinic team and will begin seeing patients December 11 at the family practice clinic located on Diagonal Road. Daum received her undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. She completed her master of science degree in physician assistant studies from Rocky ...