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FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - July 7, 2021 - 7/7/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
Congratulations to Certified Dietary Manager Cindy Waldner - 6/3/21
FRHS Nutrition Services Clinical Coordinator earns CDM credentials
FRHS Announces 2021 Golf Tournament - 5/27/21
This event will be held September 10, 2021, at Valley View Golf Course
Avera Assists With Planning for Freeman Health Campus - 5/3/21
FRHS & SMH are working together with Avera to plan for their future health care campus
2021 Quarter 1 FRHS Employee Recognition CARE Awards - 4/26/21
FRHS announces their award winners for the 2021 Quarter 1 FRHS Employee Recognition CARE Awards
FRHS Announces New Nursing Leadership Team - 4/8/21
FRHS is excited to have these experienced nursing professionals serving as the new nursing leadership team.
FRHS Easter 2021 Closures and Continued Services - 4/2/21
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Easter Weekend - April 3 & 4, 2021
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Apr 1, 2021 - 4/1/21
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FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Mar 17, 2021 ***Includes PENDING UPDATES (as of March 31, 2021) - 3/17/21
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FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic gives 1000th vaccine today! - 3/16/21
Read the latest update on the FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Mar 11, 2021 - 3/11/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
Congratulations FRHS CNA Kahli Gall - 3/10/21
FRHS Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) receives Practical Nursing program acceptance
Congratulations FRHS CNAs Journey Mehlhaf & Sarah Wipf - 3/9/21
FRHS Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) receive Bachelor of Science in Nursing program acceptance
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Mar 4, 2021 - 3/4/21
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FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Feb 25, 2021 - 2/25/21
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2020 FRHS Service Award Recipients Announced - 2/24/21
Congratulations to the 2020 FRHS Service Award recipients! FRHS thanks the following employees for their continued service...
FRHS & SMH Planning Unified Healthcare Campus Project - 2/22/21
Read the full press release from January 11, 2021 by clicking the link
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Feb 18, 2021 ***Includes PENDING UPDATES (as of February 25, 2021) - 2/18/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
CANCELLATION ALERT - MEALS ON WHEELS - 2/16/21
Since there is no school in Freeman, Meals on Wheels is officially canceled. Please stay safe & warm! Please share with your homebound neighbors
Congratulations Trauma Certified RN Terah Schoenfish - 2/11/21
FRHS Surgical Coordinator Terah Schoenfish earned her Trauma Certified RN designation
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Feb 11, 2021 - 2/11/21
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FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Feb 9, 2021 - 2/9/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Feb 5, 2021 - 2/5/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Jan 29, 2021 - 1/29/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Jan 22, 2021 - 1/22/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
FRHS Foundation Announces January 23 Facebook Live January 2021 Raffle Drawing Event - 1/22/21
Who will be the lucky 45 winners to receive a prize package worth over $150?!
FRHS COVID-19 Vaccine Updates - Jan 15, 2021 - 1/15/21
Read the latest updates for FRHS COVID-19 vaccinations
FRHS & SMH Planning for Unified Healthcare Campus Project - 1/11/21
FRHS & SMH have entered into a cooperative arrangement to plan for the construction & development of new healthcare facilities in Freeman, SD.
FRHS Announces Courtney Unruh, MSN AGCNS-BC, New CEO - 1/4/21
The FRHS Board of Directors announced on January 4, 2021 that Courtney Unruh has been named the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
FRHS Gives First COVID-19 Vaccine - 12/31/20
COVID-19 vaccine distribution & the first FRHS vaccinations
FRHS New Year's Day 2021 Closures and Continued Services - 12/31/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for New Year's Day - January 1, 2021
FRHS Christmas Eve & Christmas Closures and Continued Services - 12/24/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Christmas Eve & Christmas - December 24 & 25, 2020
December Employee of the Month Named - 12/23/20
Housekeeper at FRHS Named Employee of the Month
Pandemic Paradigm: A commentary on COVID-19 by FRHS Provider Dr. Shakil Hafiz - 12/14/20
Dr. Shakil Hafiz provides his candid perspective as a health care provider in rural South Dakota during the COVID-19 pandemic
FRHS Changes COVID-19 Chats Format - 12/11/20
FRHS will be changing the format for their "COVID-19 Chats" to "COVID-19 Provider Call-backs" to better address the current needs of the community
FRHS Oakview Terrace Nursing Home COVID-19 Updates - 12/4/20
FRHS COVID-19 updates on Oakview Terrace nursing home residents and SD Department of Health report
Additional COVID-19 Positive Residents at FRHS Oakview Terrace Nursing Home - 11/27/20
FRHS would like to inform the community that additional FRHS Oakview Terrace nursing home residents have tested positive for COVID-19
FRHS Thanksgiving & Black Friday Closures and Continued Services - 11/25/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Thanksgiving & Black Friday - November 26 & 27, 2020
Freeman Regional Health Services participating in Giving Tuesday 2020 - 11/20/20
FRHS is participating in Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2020 - the National day to recognize the impacts of community nonprofits!!
First COVID-19 Positive Resident at FRHS Oakview Terrace Nursing Home - 11/13/20
In an effort to be transparent, FRHS is informing the community that the first FRHS Oakview Terrace resident has tested positive for COVID-19
FRHS Veterans Day Closures and Continued Services - 11/10/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Veterans Day - November 11, 2020
FRHS CEO / Administrator Nick Brandner Retiring - 11/5/20
CEO / Administrator Nick Brandner has announced his November 20, 2020 retirement after serving in that capacity since January 2015
November Employee of the Month Named - 11/2/20
Hospital Nurse at Freeman Medical Center Named Employee of the Month
FRHS COVID-19 Button Project - 10/13/20
We wanted to share our staff’s friendly faces with patients & residents. Introducing the FRHS COVID-19 Button Project ...
October Employee of the Month Named - 10/7/20
Care Coordinator at Oakview Terrace Named Employee of the Month
FRHS Auxiliary October Fund Drive & Gift Sales - 9/24/20
Announcement of the FRHS Auxiliary October Fund Drive and how to purchase hand crafted towels
Ken Kirton, MD awarded Freeman Modern Woodmen Chapter Hometown Hero - - - includes video link - 9/21/20
Dr. Kirton received the Hometown Hero award from the Freeman Modern Woodmen Chapter at a private ceremony today. Watch the recording of the ceremony via the video link
COVID-19 Chats with Dr. Hafiz - - - includes call-in details - 9/17/20
Dr. Shakil Hafiz, Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, is hosting live chats to answer your questions or concerns & give his advice on COVID-19
FRHS Foundation Changes - 9/10/20
Updates to FRHS Foundation
FRHS Labor Day Closures and Continued Services - 9/4/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Labor Day - September 7, 2020
September Employee of the Month Named - 8/21/20
Purchasing Director at FRHS Named Employee of the Month
FRHS Perspective on COVID-19 & Back to School - 8/7/20
FRHS viewpoint on back to school during COVID-19
August FRHS Employee of the Month Named - 8/5/20
Physician at FRHS Named Employee of the Month
Stay Safe while Having Fun in the Sun this Summer - 7/17/20
Advice on reducing risks from sun exposure while enjoying the outdoors
COVID-19 update with Dr. Ken Kirton and Dr. Shakil Hafiz - 7/3/20
Dr. Ken Kirton & Dr. Shakil Hafiz, outgoing and incoming Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, answer questions on the current COVID-19 situation
FRHS Independence Day Closures and Continued Services - 7/2/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Independence Day - July 3 & July 4, 2020
July Employee of the Month Named - 7/2/20
Housekeeper at FRHS Named Employee of the Month
FRHS Community Health shares new WIC program income guidelines - 7/1/20
South Dakota Department of Health announces new income guidelines for WIC program effective July 1, 2020
FRHS CEO Shares Insight on Strengthened Partnership with Avera - 6/18/20
Communication from FRHS CEO Nick Brandner on the expanded Avera partnership
Avera & FRHS Press Release -- Avera and Freeman Regional Health Services Strengthen Partnership - 6/5/20
FRHS & Avera expand relationship through a new Partners in Health agreement
June Employee of the Month Named - 6/4/20
Lead Nurse at FRHS Clinics Named Employee of the Month
FRHS Foundation announces 2020 golf tournament canceled but fundraising continues - 5/29/20
Announcement on the cancelation of the FRHS Foundation 2020 Golf Tournament, information on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic at FRHS and the continuation of fundraising efforts
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Ken Kirton on South Dakota’s Back to Normal Plan & Navigating Outdoor Recreation - 5/22/20
Dr. Ken Kirton, Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, answers questions on SD's Back to Normal Plan & gives his advice on how to navigate outdoor recreation
FRHS Memorial Day Closures and Continued Services - 5/22/20
FRHS announces department closures and continued services for Memorial Day - May 25, 2020
Updates from FRHS Foundation and a special message from FRHS CEO - 5/18/20
Impact of COVID-19 on FRHS and valuable resources for you
FRHS & SMH Press Release -- Local Nursing Home & Assisted Living Center Participating in Mass Testing Event - 5/15/20
FRHS is partnering with SMH & other local facilities to coordinate their participation in a mass testing event focused on long-term care facilities
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Ken Kirton on Navigating Home Service Visits - 5/8/20
Dr. Ken Kirton, Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, gives his advice on how to navigate home service visits
May Employee of the Month Named - 5/4/20
All FRHS Employees Named Employee of the Month
Revised COVID-19 Screening Questions for Community Businesses - 5/1/20
Revised COVID-19 Screening Questions for Community Businesses in response to new guidelines provided by the CDC & SD Department of Health
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Ken Kirton on Navigating Retail Shopping - 4/24/20
Dr. Ken Kirton, Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, gives his advice on how to navigate retail shopping
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Ken Kirton and Our Community Farmers - 4/13/20
Dr. Ken Kirton, Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, gives his advice to community farmers on navigating the COVID-19 situation
UPDATE: FRHS Temporarily Changes Clinic Visit & Lab Draw Locations and Adds Parking Restriction Until Further Notice - 4/13/20
FRHS clinic visit & lab draw location changes and parking restrictions - details as of April 13, 2020
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Ken Kirton - 4/6/20
Dr. Ken Kirton, Chief of Medical Staff at FRHS, gives his advice on how to navigate the current COVID-19 situation
Mara Andersen Selected as 2020 FRHS Scholarship Recipient - 4/3/20
FRHS is proud to announce that our 2020 scholarship recipient is Mara Andersen, a senior at Freeman Public High School
April Employee of the Month Named - 4/3/20
Chief Nursing Officer Named Employee of the Month
Detenga la Propagacion de los Microbios - Precauciones en Español - 4/2/20
Stop the Spread of Microbes - Precautions in Spanish
FRHS & SMH Press Release -- Community help needed for F.A.C.E. Mask Project - 3/30/20
Community encouraged to join the Faith And Community Engage (F.A.C.E.) Mask project to help FRHS & Salem Mennonite Home caregivers - UPDATED: April 7, 2020
UPDATE: FRHS Not Scheduling Visiting Specialists and Restricting Floral & Gift Deliveries Until Further Notice - 3/25/20
FRHS visiting specialists & floral / gift delivery restrictions - details as of March 25, 2020
FRHS & City of Freeman Press Release -- Greater Freeman community prepares informed responses to COVID-19 - 3/20/20
Greater Freeman community response team, Support to area businesses, Call-in forum for the greater Freeman community, & Modified workplace protocols in action - details as of March 20, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screening Questions for Community Businesses - 3/19/20
NOTE** This question set was revised on May 1 - historical document
UPDATE -- COVID-19 Care Calls & Freeman Clinic Restricting Walk-in Appointments Until Further Notice - 3/12/20
COVID-19 care phone numbers & Freeman Clinic walk-in appointment restriction - details as of March 12, 2020
FRHS Restricting Visitation to Freeman Medical Center & Oakview Terrace Until Further Notice - 3/10/20
FRHS restrictions & screening details as of March 10, 2020
FRHS Press Release -- Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions - 3/9/20
Freeman Regional Health Services issues Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions
2020 Gala Raises $22K for Wellness Center Equipment Upgrades - 3/6/20
FRHS therapy team & community to benefit from 2020 Gala proceeds
March Employee of the Month Named - 3/2/20
Rural Medical Clinic Receptionist Named Employee of the Month
2020 SCRUBS CAMP February 19th - 2/13/20
Upcoming 2020 SCRUBS Camp February 19th
February Employee of the Month Named - 2/3/20
Oakview Terrace CNA Named Employee of the Month
2020 FRHS Foundation Gala - 1/25/20
11th Annual Red, White, & Blue Jean FRHS Foundation Gala
Health Screenings Available at FRHS - 1/6/20
FRHS Lab Offering Health Screenings
Freeman Community Blood Drives Scheduled for 2020 - 1/3/20
2020 Blood Drive Dates - UPDATED: March 25, 2020
FRHS Offers Babysitting Education classes - 4/24/19
Babysitting class planned
FRHS Offers Online Access To Your Medical Records. - 7/13/17
Access Your Medical Records!!
Physical Therapy Presents Education on Falls - 5/23/16
Learn How to Prevent Falls.
Diabetes Educational Classes Offered at FRHS - 5/23/16
Health classes returning to Freeman Regional
Educational sessions offered at FRHS - 5/23/16
Dementia Education sessions to be held at FRHS
FRHS Welcomes School Children - 5/4/16
School children tour facility
Digna Miller Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management - 4/6/16
Digna Miller Achieves Prestigious Certification
Freeman Winter Fair Committee Gives Gift - 1/20/16
Oakview Terrace Receives a Cash Gift.
FRHS Presents diabetes classes - 1/13/16
SAVE THESE DATES!
Eat Healthy For Your Heart - 1/13/16
Learn about the Mediterranean Diet
Music and Memory Ipod Project to be Implemented at Oakview terrace - 9/14/15
Ipod Project Soon Begins at Oakview Terrace
Judy De Wit to fill Counseling position for Wellspring. - 8/4/15
New Wellspring Counselor Named
EKG Machines Purchased for Clinics - 6/30/15
Rural Medical Clinics Receive EKG Machines
FRHS Foundation Grateful for community generosity - 6/21/15
Thanks to all who donated so generously to the Foundation Golf Event!
Community Health WIC Guidelines - 5/20/15
WIC Guidelines Changed.
CT Scanner Purchased - 4/20/15
FRHS Purchases new 64-slice CT Scanner
Community Health Provides Immunizations - 11/25/14
Community Health offers Immunizations.
Full Field Digital Mammography Available at FRHS - 10/3/14
Schedule your mammogram today!