• July 27, 2021

    Good Samaritan Society to require COVID-19 vaccine for employees

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers for senior care and services, which is part of Sanford Health, recently announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all employees at its more than 200 locations across 24 states.
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  • October 12, 2020

    Society president Randy Bury chosen for health care board

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D., – The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan today announced CEO Randy Bury has been elected to serve on the preeminent Board of Governors for AHCA, the nation’s largest association of long-term and post-acute care providers.

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  • April 16, 2020

    Sanford Health, Good Samaritan implement universal masking of all caregivers, providers

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  Sanford Health and The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan are requiring caregivers and providers to wear surgical facemasks at all times while in clinic and care settings. Sanford and the Good Samaritan are intensifying infection control measures to protect patients, residents and health care staff during this rapidly evolving and widespread COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • March 30, 2020

    Sanford Health, Good Samaritan offer stimulus package to employees during COVID-19 pandemic

    Sanford Health and The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan are investing in their staff during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The health system announced a support program to its 50,000 employees across the nation last Friday that will offer a one-time bonus payment to all full-time hourly employees and cover their health insurance for the next three months.
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  • February 01, 2020

    Over 100 Society Locations Qualify for Quality Initiative Recognition Program

    The American Healthcare Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) honored 110 Good Samaritan locations for their efforts to reach goals related to providing quality skilled nursing and assisted living care.
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  • November 17, 2019

    U.S. News names 30 Good Samaritan locations among the best nursing homes

    We are proud to recognize 30 Good Samaritan locations for receiving a high performance rating by U.S. News Best Nursing Homes 2019-20. Since its inception in 2009, U.S. News ratings have evaluated skilled nursing homes that offer long-term care for residents who are no longer able to live independently.
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  • October 22, 2019

    13 home care locations recognized as 2019 HomeCare Elite agencies

    Congratulations to the leadership and employees at the following agencies for their milestone recognition as agencies that are part of the 2019 HomeCare Elite™. In its 14th year, 2019 HomeCare Elite™ recognized the top 25 percent of agencies and Top 100 and 500 agencies in the nation on performance measures at the National Association for Home Care and Hospice Annual Convention.
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