SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sanford Vermillion will host Screening for Life, a wellness event, at the Lee Medical Building on the campus of the University of South Dakota on Feb. 8.

Doors open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a variety of screenings including 3-D mammography, heart and cervical. To register for 3D mammography or cervical screenings, call 605-677-3700. Heart screening registrations are completed by calling 888-996-4673.

The community blood drive, Vermillion’s Heroes Behind the Badges, will also be part of the event. Family-friendly activities throughout the wellness event include the following:

• Kookin’ with the Kids presentation at 10 a.m.

• vision screenings

• dental screenings

• hearing screenings

• handwashing station

• cancer screening guidelines education

• advanced care planning presentation

• opioid awareness presentation

• antibiotic stewardship education

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition. For information, visit or Sanford Health News.


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