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Sanford Health Donates Land & Building In Concordia Partnership

Concordia College President William CraftMOORHEAD, Minn. —  Concordia College President William Craft announcing a partnership with Sanford Health. Sanford is donating the land and building where the 8th Street clinic now stands to Concordia. The college’s School of Health Professions is also being renamed the Sanford Heimarck School of Health Professions. The renovated building will be named the Heimarck Center….

Children’s Miracle Network Golf Tournament raises funds for children

100 percent of the proceeds raised at the tournament will go directly towards local children at Sanford Health.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) –An annual golf tournament is helping raise funds for sick children at Sanford Health. Remax Legacy Realty and Designer Homes of Fargo-Moorhead are hosting the fifth annual Children’s Miracle Network Golf Tournament and are aiming to raise over $25,000. Since its inception, the tournament has helped raise over $126,000 to aid in research, purchasing medical equipment and…

Sanford Heath doctor combines work with art to shine light on motherhood

"She's kind of a culmination of all the women I've cared for over years, different shapes and sizes and colors."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A Sanford Health doctor is combining her two passions into a work of art. “She kind of represents the two joys of my life, one is art work and the other is delivering babies,” Sanford Health OB/GYN Dr. Margaret Mickelson said. When she’s not in her scrubs or at work delivering newborns, Sanford Health OB/GYN Dr….

Moderna Asks FDA to approve Covid-19 vaccine for children

Moderna submitted a request to the FDA for emergency authorization to administer doses to 12 to 17-year-olds.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health says they are prepared if Moderna is authorized to vaccinate kids with its vaccine. Moderna submitted a request to the FDA for emergency authorization to administer doses to 12 to 17-year-olds. The company’s trial evaluated the vaccine in around 37 hundred kids. The clinical trial found it was one hundred percent successful. Pfizer was…

Sanford Health Receives $12 million grant to research eating disorders

Researchers Will focus on the processes that lead to the development of eating disorders and obesity

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A new grant is helping Sanford Health develop research on eating disorders and related conditions. The $12 million award was given by the National Institutes of Health and will allow researchers to focus on the processes that lead to the development of eating disorders and obesity. Part of the funding will also allow for schools such…

Sanford Health could give Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds if CDC OKs it

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sanford Health could offer the Pfizer vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds as early as Thursday if a Centers For Disease Control and Prevention committee gives it emergency use authorization on Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine for adolescents on Monday. Sanford is having conversations with schools and other groups for vaccine clinics for…

Sanford Health Is Prepared for Vaccinating Adolescents

If the FDA approves the move, the vaccine will be given emergency authorization for use for adolescents ages 12 to 15.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The FDA is reviewing the Pfizer vaccine for children age 12 to 15 next week. “We are able to cover more bases in our community from keeping that virus from spreading. As well as providing benefit to people who want to be protected from COVID-19, including those who are 12 to 15-year-olds,” Manager of Pharmacy Services,…

Sanford Health to offer free skin cancer screenings

Health officials will be looking for signs of melanoma as part of Melanoma Monday.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Free skin cancer screenings are being offered at Sanford Dermatology & Laser Clinic in Fargo on Monday May 3. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Health officials will be looking for signs of melanoma as part of Melanoma Monday. The free event will be from 2:30 to 7:00 p.m. by appointment only. “Being aware of it…

Sanford Health Limits Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Distribution

Sanford Health is using the limited doses on hand for people who may find it harder getting vaccinated.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Plenty of vaccines are readily available, yet hesitancy is still a concern a local health expert tells us. As the Johnson and Johnson vaccine makes its way back from a temporary setback, Sanford Health is using the limited doses on hand for people who may find it harder getting vaccinated. “Right now we have very limited…

Infertility Awareness Week helps support those struggling to build a family

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – It’s National Infertility Awareness Week: a time to support and empower those struggling to build a family. According to the CDC, about one in eight couples have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Sanford Health offers a wide variety of evaluation and treatment options for those who’ve experienced a pregnancy loss or are…