South Dakota Department of Health

Ebola Approved
Ebola has not made it to South Dakota.  If it does arrive, a Sioux Falls Hospital will be the one charged with taking care of the patient.
Flu Hits South Dakota
State health officials are reporting South Dakota's first flu detections of the 2014-2015 season--one case of influenza A and two of influenza B.
SD Leads the Nation
Figures from the Centers for Disease Control show close to 60 percent of the state's residents were vaccinated against influenza last season.
West Nile Virus Detected in South Dakota Mosquitoes
It might not be long before we begin to hear about West Nile cases in South Dakota.
The State Health Department says mosquito pools in Brookings and Hughes counties are the state's first West Nile virus (WNV) detections of the season.
So far, the state public health laboratory has tested 57 Culex mosq…
There’s Still Time To Get a Flu Shot
Are you fleeing the flu?
It's a big problem in just about all the states, including South Dakota.
State health officials said this week nine people in South Dakota have died from the flu this season, all of them over the age of 75...
No SD Meningitis Cases From Tainted Drugs
The South Dakota Department of Health says it has contacted 13 health care facilities in the state after they were identified as receiving drugs from a Massachusetts firm linked to a multistate outbreak of fungal infections, including meningitis...