Lawrence County ranks 39th out of 60 South Dakota counties in South Dakota for overall health outcomes in 2017. This data is compiled as part of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program, a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, access to healthy foods, the quality of air and water, income, and teen births in nearly every county in America.
Community Health Needs Assessment
Regional Health Community Health Needs Assessment: Conducted by Regional Health, these studies highlight the strength and weaknesses in regional health and access to healthcare in West River, South Dakota. Assessments are available for Spearfish Regional Hospital and Spearfish Regional Surgery Center.
Hospitals & Clinics
The Spearfish Regional Medical Clinic, located 1445 North Avenue, specializes in audiology, ear, nose and throat, general surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, and radiology, but offers many other services as well. The Spearfish Regional Surgery Center offers state of the art surgical methods, techniques, and equipment.
The Spearfish Regional Hospital, located at 1440 North Main Street, is a 40-bed hospital that offers extensive patient services centralized at one location which includes both the hospital and Spearfish Regional Medical Clinic. Patient care includes 24-hour emergency service, inpatient and outpatient care, labor and delivery, home health and hospice.
There are six cosmetic dental and orthodontic facilities, and professionals, residing within the city of Spearfish, Dana Dental Arts located at 1306 North Main Street, Amann & Graslie located at 830 North Main Street, Jonathan B Reth located at 222 West Grant Street, Sachau G Randy located at 1440 North 10th Street, Dr. Robert G. Crosswait located at 1310 North Avenue, and Meyer & Dana Orthodontics located at 220 Ryan Road.
Sports & Recreation
The Northern Black Hills features fun outdoors activities of all kinds! Including, but not limited to, hiking, rock climbing, biking, and camping. There's endless opportunities for playing outside.
The Spearfish Recreation and Aquatics Center, located at 122 Recreation Lane, offers a double gymnasium, several weight and training rooms, event rooms, concession stand, two-acre waterpark, and much more.
There are many sporting event venues and parks are located in Spearfish.
For a PDF of a map of Spearfish Parks, click here.
For more data on the health and wellness of the citizens of Lawrence County, please check out our interactive graphs and charts on the South Dakota Dashboard. Our county-level health indicators include: