South Dakota Emergency Management

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In The Moment ... September 20, 2019 Show 663 Hour 1

When a disaster happens, a government's level of preparedness is tested, but who is there to help ensure the state is prepared?

Tina Titze is the director of the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management and joined SDPB's Joshua Haiar to give us an update regarding South Dakota's preparedness. 

Responders Prepare For Health Disaster

Oct 20, 2016
Levi Gutz

Officials in Clay County want to be ready for potential health disasters, like a major deadly flu outbreak or a biological attack.   Emergency responders held a large practice drill in Vermillion Thursday.

The drill is one of several periodically held at specific locations across the state where medications or vaccinations can be distributed to the public during an emergency.