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Sauk Prairie Hospital Celebrates Last Baby Born at Old Hospital

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Prairie du Sac, WI – Sauk Prairie Hospital marked the end of an era when the last baby was born in the old hospital located at 80 First Street.

On Saturday, April 5th Sauk Prairie Hospital successfully moved from 80 First Street to the new site at 260 26th Street in Prairie du Sac.

Colleen and Jeremy Neefe of Lone Rock welcomed Lennon Rae (their second child) into the world on Friday, April 4th. Dr. Suzanne Welsch delivered Lennon at 10:06 a.m. The Birth Center staff celebrated the joyous milestone by presenting mom and dad with a gift basket.

Staff is anxiously awaiting the first baby to be born at the new hospital, which could happen any day. The family will also receive a gift basket full of goodies to mark the historic milestone.

There have been 12,947 people born at the hospital since 1956.

About Sauk Prairie Healthcare

For a fourth time, Sauk Prairie Healthcare was named one the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013. Founded in 1956, Sauk Prairie Healthcare includes a 36-bed, not-for-profit (501c3) acute care hospital and two surgical specialty practices located in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin as well as four primary care clinics in Black Earth, Plain, Spring Green and Lodi. There are 43,0000 people who live in the Sauk Prairie Healthcare service area, which covers 700 square miles. Its excellent reputation also attracts patients from around the region and country to Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Joint Health Center. To learn more about Sauk Prairie Healthcare, please click: www.SaukPrairieHealthcare.org.