Food & Lodging File a Complaint

How to File a Complaint

Call the Office of Health Protection at 605-773-4945, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. OR use the online complaint form. While the information will be kept confidential, you will need to provide:

  • Nature of complaint*
  • Whether the complaint involves illness
  • Location of complaint (name, address, city, and phone)
  • Your name, address, city, and phone number
  • Whether you want a response in follow-up to the investigation

If the complaint involves a foodborne illness, be prepared to provide disease-specific information to the department's Office of Disease Prevention.

View our Food Service Inspection Overview

View our Lodging Inspection Overview