Vermillion High School to celebrate 1000th blood donation

Vermillion, SD – Vermillion High School and Community Blood Bank will celebrate the 1000th donation of blood since the bloodmobile began visiting the high school in 1997.  This blood drive will mark the 38th event hosted with Community Blood Bank.  The Vermillion High School staff, students, friends, family and community … Read Article

Health Department highlights health pioneers for SD’s 125th

PIERRE – As South Dakota celebrates 125 years of statehood this year, the Department of Health is highlighting health pioneers and health-related milestones at a new Web site, The site offers a chronology of significant health events from the date of the last reported smallpox case in the state … Read Article

Sanford School of Medicine’s Yankton campus recognized as innovation leader

The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine’s (SSOM) Yankton Ambulatory Program was selected as a recipient of the 2013 GRMC Shining Star of Educational Innovation award. Sponsored by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), the honor was presented on Friday, Nov. 1, at the organization’s national meeting … Read Article