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In South Dakota, we know our people. We know they desire flexibility, affordable care, and freedom to make their own choices regarding practitioners, insurance, facilities, and treatment options. I believe that the government’s role in healthcare is to empower, support, and partner – not mandate, control, and lock down.
Today, the South Dakota Department of Health confirmed South Dakota’s first two human West Nile virus (WNV) detections of the 2022 season, in residents of Minnehaha and Spink Counties.
The South Dakota Department of Health is reporting the first case of monkeypox in a South Dakota resident.
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Health has confirmed the first West Nile virus (WNV) mosquito pool of the season has been detected in Brown County.
PIERRE, S.D. The South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) is investigating a child with hepatitis of unknown origin. The child resides in Brown County and is under 10 years of age.
The South Dakota Department of Health (SD-DOH) today announced that cities, counties, and tribes can apply, or reapply, to obtain state grant funding to help control mosquito populations and prevent the spread of West Nile virus (WNV).