Public Health

The Environmental Health Division promotes and protects public health and safety through the inspection and monitoring of: 

  • In-home daycare providers
  • Every retail food service (restaurant, cafeteria, convenience store, grocery store) within city limits  
  • Mosquito control
  • Code enforcement
  • Water testing, and more. 

Public Health also handles public health preparedness and community programs including Live Well Sioux Falls.

Health Inspections

food case temperature

Environmental Health Specialists inspect and monitor all Sioux Falls food service establishments to protect the public's safety by establishing sanitary standards and controlling the possibility of food borne illnesses. The following link allows access to health inspection scores. The site includes reports for every restaurant, cafeteria, convenience store, grocery store, or any other retail food establishment within the Sioux Falls city limits.

Health Food Service Inspections



Mold is a microscopic fungus that feeds on organic matter and moisture to live & reproduce. When it reproduces enough it will become visible like a cottony or fluffy spot. It may be various colors such as gray, green, orange and black.

Day Care Provider Inspections

Kids at day-care

The City of Sioux Falls Health Department welcomes you to the Family Day Care Home Provider Inspection report website.

Day Care Providers
Family Daycare Inspections



The City of Sioux Falls encourages pet owners to have their pets vaccinated.

Rabies Information