Recent Articles

  • Spencer Medical Community Offers Option of Virtual Appointments

    posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 Being cared for by a health professional can be challenging during the current need for social distancing due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Locally, Avera Medical Group Spencer (AMGS), Spencer Hospital and Milford Family Care have options for telehealth visits with its providers, when appropriate.

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  • Spencer Clinic Establishes Separate Respiratory Clinic

    posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 Avera Medical Group Spencer (AMGS) has developed a respiratory clinic which features a separate entrance and is physically separated by a temporary wall from the rest of the clinic space, a plan implemented to isolate patients with potentially infectious illnesses from other patients seeking care

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  • Clinics' Reminders to the Public: Call First & Visitor Limitations

    posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 For patient and healthcare worker safety, Avera Medical Group Spencer, Milford Family Care and Sioux Rapids Family Care have further restricted visitors into the clinic. As of March 24th, no visitors are allowed unless permitted by an exception.

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  • Home-sewn Masks Protect Healthcare Workers' Official Masks

    posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Spencer Hospital and the local medical clinics have been contacted by numerous kind-hearted people who would like to put their sewing skills to work, creating cotton masks. Such masks cannot be worn by healthcare workers in place of regular health-grade masks, yet they can be worn over healthcare workers' regular masks to help extend the life of these supplies which are in short supply. This article includes a recommended pattern for a home-sewn masks and how to donate.

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