Get vaccinated! Stopping the flu starts with you!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a survey that reveals an estimated 92% of hospital workers reported receiving a flu vaccine...
SD Capitol

Legislative forums shift format in light of IM 22

On Nov. 8, South Dakotans approved Initiated Measure 22 (IM-22) by a narrow margin (51.62 percent-48.38 percent). The impacts and implications of the new...
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DOH licensing season in progress

The South Dakota Department of Health says the 2017-2018 licensing season is in progress. The department sent emails to all licensed providers during the first week of May.
Mosquito (Culex sp.) biting a human finger

South Dakota’s first West Nile case of 2017 reported

South Dakota's first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year has been detected in Davison County in a person between the ages...
Paper cutout family with house under a Medicaid umbrella

SD Medicaid Provider Online Portal available

The SD Medicaid Provider Online Portal is available and allows providers to view and download copies of their Remittance Advices (RA/Remit). After a provider...
SD Capitol

BMOE administrative rule changes to take effect Oct. 20

Administrative rule changes from the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners (BMOE) establishing standards for prescribing controlled substances for chronic, non-cancer pain...
Gov. Dennis Daugaard

Gov. Daugaard delivers FY2018 budget to joint session of SD Legislature

Gov. Dennis Daugaard presented his sixth budget address to the South Dakota Legislature Tuesday afternoon. His budget address portrayed a positive economic growth, but...
State radio system

Committee tables state radio system upgrade bill

The Joint Appropriations Committee on Tuesday tabled a Senate bill that would have set aside $3.09 million to begin an upgrade of the South...

Office of Rural Health seeking feedback on proposed rules

The Office of Rural Health/EMS Program is seeking feedback on the proposed rules package following successful passage of Senate bill 48 which allows...

South Dakota Health Link holding fall forum

South Dakota Health Link is holding its 3rd annual fall forum on Oct. 20. The annual conference, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p. m....