New Year’s Baby Arrives at Brookings Health System

Posted: 1/2/2018

Jordan and Kristin Pratt of Ramona, S.D., welcomed their little boy, Granger, at 3:45 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018, making him the first baby of the New Year at Brookings Health System. As the New Year Baby, Granger and his parents receive a variety of gifts from local businesses and organizations within the community.Granger Jared Pratt arrived at 3:45 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018, making him the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.

Granger is the son and first child of Kristin and Jordan Pratt of Ramona, S.D. He weighed eight pounds and 4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. Mother and baby are both doing well.

The New Year’s Baby and his 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:

  • Avera Medical Group Brookings
  • Bel Brands
  • Brookings Health System
  • Brookings Health System Auxiliary
  • Children’s Museum of South Dakota
  • Daktronics
  • First Bank & Trust
  • GCC Ready Mix
  • Interim Health Care
  • Cruise Planners
  • McCrory Gardens
  • The Optical Shop
  • SDSU Alumni Association
  • SDSU Wellness Center
  • 3M
  • Willert Wellness & Chiropractic

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