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WIC Program Announces New 2021 Income Guidelines

The South Dakota Department of Health has released new income guidelines for the WIC Program effective May 3, 2021.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Administration to Resume This Week in South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Health (SD-DOH) announced health systems and federal retail pharmacies across the state will resume the use and administration of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine starting today.

Health Systems and Department of Health Urge COVID Vaccination

Today in a united front, Avera Health, Monument Health and Sanford Health systems joined with the South Dakota Department of Health to encourage residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Statement from Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon Regarding Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Today, Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon, released the following statement following the joint statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recommending a temporary pause in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine.

South Dakota Reaches Vaccination Milestone and Calls on Young Adults to Get Vaccinated

Today, the South Dakota Department of Health (SD-DOH) announced the percentage of state residents who have received at least 1-dose of the COVID-19 vaccine has reached the 50% threshold.

South Dakota Department of Health Announces the Start of Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Today, the South Dakota Department of Health announced the statewide move to Phase 2 of South Dakotas’ COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, April 5, 2021.