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Celebrating our South Dakota Breastfeeding Moms!

August 1-7 is world breastfeeding week (WBW) and we want to take this time to say thank you to all of our dedicated and hardworking breastfeeding moms in South Dakota! The theme for WBW this year is “Breastfeeding and Work:  Let’s make is work.” This week is a call for action to …

Staying Active in a Rural Community

In South Dakota, we are surrounded by small towns with low populations. Memberships to fitness facilities, gyms, recreation centers, or community physical activity opportunities may be slim, if available at all. With constant messaging about the benefits and importance of being physically active, …

Physical Activity Grant for South Dakota Businesses

The South Dakota Department of Health is pleased to announce the Steps to Wellness grant initiative to support physical activity in the worksite through policy and environmental change. 10 worksites across the state will be selected to participate in this physical activity opportunity! …

Way to go New York City!

New York City is setting an outstanding example by working with food manufacturers and the restaurant industry to lower the salt levels in commonly consumed products! The NYC Health Department is coordinating an unprecedented public-private partnership to help prevent heart disease and strokes …