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Sanford Vermillion plans celebration sculpture dedication

Event marks completion of $14 million construction project

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sanford Health will celebrate the recent completion of new Sanford Vermillion facilities. The commemorative event, hosted with the Dakota Hospital Foundation, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 10.  

The updated facility increases patient access to services, has a larger lab area with added patient conveniences, redesigned the radiology department with new spaces for mammography, dexascan, ultrasound and an on-site MRI. The design also doubles the area for physical therapy and rehabilitation services all while keeping privacy and comfort for patients as priorities.

“As we look to the bright future of Sanford Vermillion, we don’t want to lose sight of our past,” said Tim Tracy, Sanford Vermillion director. “We hope the community will come celebrate with us as this really is a milestone moment for all of Vermillion.

The Sept. 10 event starts at 1 p.m. with a short program, including a ribbon cutting and Assembly sculpture dedication, at 1:15. There will be music outside while self-guided tours takes place inside. Food and refreshments will be served.

About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 45 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and four countries. Sanford Health’s 28,000 employees, including more than 1,300 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children's clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. For more information, visit

Posted Date: September 2017