Sara Smith, Infection Prevention & Employee Health

Sara SmithSara Smith, LPN, started working for Norton County Hospital in 2007 as a floor nurse. Then in 2011, she moved to the Norton Medical Clinic to work as a clinic nurse. She enjoyed her role as a clinic nurse but decided it was time to challenge herself to start something new, and she took the role as the Infection Prevention & Employee Health Nurse in March 2021. In June of 2023, Sara also began overseeing Quality throughout the facility.

Sara is married to Doug, and the couple has been together for more than 20 years. They have three sons: Dante, Brett and Scott. In her spare time, Sara enjoys spending time with family (especially her three boys) and watching them play sports.

To contact Sara, call the hospital at 785-877-3351, or email her at