Board of Health

The Board of Health exercises general supervision over the health of the city with full power to take all steps and use all measures necessary to promote the general cleanliness and healthfulness of the city and the general health and well-being of the people in the community served. The Sioux Falls Board of Health meets on a regular basis to conduct business and to participate in the development and updating of the Health Department’s mission, vision, and values. The board engages in strategic planning for immediate and long-term public health services.

Number of Members

7

Special Qualifications

The board of health is composed of 7 members shall be representative of the community so as to effectively carryout duties of the board. At least one member of the board shall be a member of the Falls Community Health Governing Board and one member from the REMSA Board. The <em>Public Health Director </em>shall be a nonvoting ex officio member of the Board of Health.

Residency/Registered Voter Requirement

Must be a registered voter of the City.

Summary of Duties

Exercises general supervision over the health of the city with full power to take all steps and use all measures necessary to promote the general cleanliness and healthfulness of the city and the general health and well-being of the people in the community served.

Liaison:
Lisa Stensland
Technical Clerk 
Health Department
521 North Main Avenue, Suite 101
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-367-8181