Public Health

Zika Virus

While Zika is a tropical mosquito-borne infection that is NOT known to be carried by the mosquitoes found in South Dakota, people traveling to the American tropics and sub-tropics should be aware of the Zika virus.  For the most current information on Zika virus, prevention methods, maps of Zika affected areas and the latest travel advisories, please see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Mosquito Bite Prevention for Travelers

Health Inspections

Environmental Health Specialists inspect and monitor all Sioux Falls food service establishments to protect the public’s safety by establishing sanitary standards and controlling the possibility of food borne illnesses. The following link allows access to health inspection scores. The site includes reports for every restaurant, cafeteria, convenience store, grocery store, or any other retail food establishment within the Sioux Falls city limits.

Health Food Service Inspections


Mold is a microscopic fungus that feeds on organic matter and moisture to live & reproduce. When it reproduces enough it will become visible like a cottony or fluffy spot. It may be various colors such as gray, green, orange and black.


Day Care Provider Inspections

The City of Sioux Falls Health Department welcomes you to the Family Day Care Home Provider Inspection report website.

Day Care Providers
Family Daycare Inspections

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The City of Sioux Falls encourages pet owners to have their pets vaccinated.

Rabies Information

The Environmental Health Division promotes and protects the public health of the community, to protect and improve the environmental quality of the area and mitigates adverse health conditions and threats that result from interactions between people and their environment. The division includes areas relating to sanitation/inspection, licensing, and environmental nuisance abatement through code enforcement program, public health preparedness, community programs and vector control.

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