COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Health Care Center, 100 Lake Traverse Drive, Room E22, Sisseton, SD 57262
PO Box 509, Agency Village, SD 57262
8:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday
Lake Traverse Reservation
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Community Health Education staff work in the schools and community to provide
health education on subject areas, including but not limited to: HIV education, tobacco prevention, cancer screening, injury prevention, behavioral health, etc. Health education information is presented in a variety of methods such as obtaining qualified health professionals to present information, public service announcements on the radio, articles published in the news media, health brochures, cartoons, posters, and one-to-one counseling.
Other Services Offered by this program:
Promoting opportunities for Tribal members to enter the health professions and learn about health careers is also within the scope of the program.
Summer Student Extern Program Information
This is the 11th summer this program will be offered. Its purpose is to provide post secondary health career students the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience in one of our health care delivery programs. This ten (10) week program runs May 26 – July 31st. See application documents below.
Wellness Conference, Youth Wellness Fair and Annual Health Fair.