New Year’s Baby Arrives at Brookings Health System
Mayla Irene Petersen arrived at 8:11 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2017, making her the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.
Mayla is the daughter of Stephanie and Jason Petersen of Brookings and joins older brother, Grayden, at home. She weighed six pounds and 10 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Mother and baby are both doing well.
The New Year’s Baby and her parents received a variety of toys, baby products, and, gift certificates of cash and services from local businesses and organizations. Contributors to the New Year’s Baby gift basket include:
- Boys & Girls Club of Brookings
- South Dakota State University Alumni Association
- First Bank & Trust
- Party Depot
- Bel Brands
- McCrory Gardens
- Taco John’s
- Mills Construction
- Brookings Healthcare Auxiliary
- Optical Shop
- Avera Medical Group
- Wink’s Fine Jewelry
About Brookings Health System
Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.