Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

Health and Wellness

A variety of health issues become hot topics in the Black Hills region each year. The following pages provide background information and context to past and present health issues in the area. For South Dakota health data, visit our sister site, the South Dakota Dashboard. To find health and wellness resources in the Black Hills region, visit our community resource pages.  

South Dakota Medicaid Expansion

Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Costs and Workforce in South Dakota

Infant Mortality In South Dakota

Native American Health

Obesity, Tobacco, and Cancer in South Dakota

Rapid City Seniors

Recreational Activities

Teen Smoking In South Dakota

VA Black Hills Health Care System

West Nile Virus in South Dakota

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