Advocacy in South Dakota
Thousands of people just like you who care about making an impact in the lives of those suffering from arthritis are joining the Arthritis Foundation’s advocacy program. You can help break down barriers to care for citizens of South Dakota by raising awareness for advocacy.
Arthritis in South Dakota - Quick Facts
population in South Dakota
is affected by arthritis
adults living with diagnosed
arthritis in the state
adults in South Dakota have activity
limitations caused by arthritis
adults in South Dakota with
arthritis have work limitations
Get Connected with your South Dakota State Director
Your South Dakota state director will be your chief resource for raising your voice and sharing your story. Introduce yourself to them today!
Make Your Voice Heard in our Action Center
Check out our central hub that makes taking action simple and easy – learn about your legislator, track legislation, become an Advocate and more!
State Fact Sheet
Find out how arthritis affects people in South Dakota and what you can do to make a difference.
State of Your Health
If you are experiencing a barrier to care, you should contact your insurance commissioner, who can help address your situation. Please be sure to view our South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Division of Insurance fact sheet that gives instructions on how to appeal, request an external review or file a complaint with your insurance commissioner.
Advocate for What's Right
As an Arthritis Advocate, you’ll feel good about taking action to make health care more accessible. Help shift the policy and public perception that affects those living with arthritis.