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Free Assistance During Medicare Open Enrollment Still Available
The South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education (SHIINE) program would like to remind all Medicare beneficiaries there is still time to receive free assistance during the Medicare open enrollment period.


State Developmental Center Hosting Health and Wellness Fair
Residents of Redfield and surrounding communities will have an opportunity to explore health topics and screenings during a local Health and Wellness Fair at the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC).


Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins Oct. 15
Open enrollment for the 2019 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan year begins on Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7.


2018 Governor’s Awards Presented
Gov. Dennis Daugaard presented the 2018 Governor’s Awards today to South Dakota businesses and workers who have made significant contributions to the employment of people with disabilities.


Disability Employment Awareness Month
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota.


2018 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Scheduled
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2018 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Sept. 25.


State’s SBVI Division Holding Public Forum
The South Dakota Department of Human Services Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI) will be holding a public forum on Friday, Sept. 7.

Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Sept. 9-15 Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week in South Dakota.