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Washington, D.C. —  Senator John Thune today announced a $400,000 Department of Health and Human Services grant for the City of Sioux Falls Health Department.

HHS’s Division of Grants Management Operations will award the $400,000 through the Ryan White Title III Outpatient EIS Program. This grant program will help provide outpatient EIS (early intervention services) with respect to HIV.

“Over 460 cases of AIDS/HIV have been reported in South Dakota since 1985,” said Thune. “This important grant will help Sioux Falls Health Department provide early intervention services and promote health in South Dakota.”

For more information about HIV in South Dakota, visit the state Dept. of Health, Office of Disease Prevention website: