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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Recent News Releases

2019

September 18 - Input Sought for Statewide Suicide Prevention Plan

September 9 - Vaping Related Illnesses Reported in South Dakota

August 14 - Agency Village Puppy Tests Positive For Rabies: Exposed Individuals Asked To Contact Health Officials

July 30- South Dakota Observes World Breastfeeding Week

July 1 - First Human West Nile Virus Detection of 2019 Reported

June 24 - Health Department Awards $500,000 For Mosquito Control

May 28 - WIC Program Announces New Income Guidelines

May 16 - Hepatitis A Identified In Keystone Food Handler

May 6 - Grants Available for Mosquito Control Programs

April 30 - Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

March 28 - Health Department Hosts Legionnaires Prevention Workshop

March 22 - Protect Health During Flood Response

 

2018

December 20 - First Acute Flaccid Myelitis Case in South Dakota Confirmed

November 26 - Pennington County Resident South Dakota's First Flu Death Of Season

November 19 - South Dakota Patient Under Investigation for Acute Flaccid Myelitis

November 16 - Pertussis Cases Rise In South Dakota

September 20 - Health Department Investigates Legionnaires' Disease Increase

September 13 - Rising Suicide Rates Require a Multifaceted Approach to Prevention

August 1 - Brown County Resident First WNV Death Of Season

July 26 - West Nile Virus Risk Increasing

July 26 - SD Department of Health Observes World Breastfeeding Week

June 27 - Remember Food Safety During Summer Months

June 20 - Health Department Awards $500,000 For Mosquito Control

June 5 - First Human West Nile Virus Detection Reported

May 24 - Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

May 23 - Sustained Effort Needed to Reduce Infant Mortality

May 21 - WIC Program Announces New Income Guidelines

April 24 - SD Participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Program

April 23 - CDC Names Mitchell Doctor Childhood Immunization Champion

April 10 - Grants Open For Mosquito Control Programs

March 20 - SD Cancer Coalition Recognizes Efforts to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening
February 27 - Suicide Prevention Toolkits Available for South Dakota Communities

January 16 - Health Department Staff Honored

 

2017

December 22 - Day County Resident South Dakota's First Flu Death Of Season

December 13 - Health Department Urges Vaccination As Flu Activity Increases

November 16 - Clayton Appointed State Epidemiologist
October 27 - Get Serious About Tackling Opioid Abuse

October 13 - South Dakota Reports First Flu Detection Of Season

August 25 - Hamlin County Resident First WNV Death Of Season
July 26 - South Dakota Observes World Breastfeeding Week
June 28 - Health Department Awards $500,000 For Mosquito Control
June 14 - First WNV Case Of Year Reported In Davison County
May 15 - Rounds Receives National TB Award
May 10 - Minnesota Measles Outbreak Continues, Keep Immunizations Current
May 3 - Data Shows State's 2016 Infant Mortality Rate Lowest Ever
April 25 - South Dakota Participates in Prescription Drug Take Back Program
April 21 - WIC Program Announces New Income Guidelines
April 10 - Prevent Tick-Borne Illness
March 31 - Rabies Cases Dip In 2016; Pets Still Need Vaccination
March 28 - Grants Open For Mosquito Control Programs
March 8 - SD Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Recgonizes Efforts to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening | Award photos
February 7 - Percentage Of South Dakota's Kids Overweight, Obese Unchanged

 

(Check the archive on the South Dakota State News Web for older releases)

 


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