User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


55° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Healthbeat

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Posts Health Inspection Scores Online

July 6, 2012, 5:52 PM by Shawn Neisteadt

SD Posts Health Inspection Scores Online
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

When you choose to dine out, you see the final product on your plate.  But for most, the conditions in which that meal was prepared are mostly a mystery.  Now, South Dakotans have a new way of knowing the conditions on the other side of the counter.

South Dakota has more than 4,000 licensed restaurants to choose from for dining out.  What happens in the kitchens is usually not the top worry for where to eat.  But now the state has made it easier to know how clean those food cooking areas are.

The State Health Department has unveiled a website that lists those restaurants and allows you to see the latest health inspection scores.

You can search by business name, city, or even by type of business.  You can click on the name of a business to see the latest inspection scores for the business.  Those scores are based on a best possible score of 100.  It also shows whether the business has any critical violations.

While the site just went online, the state already has plans to improve it.  Beginning next year, the page will give you access to the full inspection report.

Restaurants are inspected at random at least twice each year.  The Sioux Falls Health Department has listed inspection scores online for several years.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View healthbeat

You may also like

SD Sends Suspected EV-D68 Specimens To CDC

9/11/2014 11:45 AM

The spread of Enterovirus D68 is now reaching into KELOLAND.

Full Story
Snacks That Could Throw Off Your Diet

9/10/2014 6:19 PM

From trail mix to low fat chocolate pudding, marketing gimmicks try to trick you into thinking some snacks are guilt free.

Full Story | Watch
ND, SD Officials Bracing For Rare Children's Virus

9/10/2014 3:08 PM

Public health officials say a rare virus believed to be the cause of a severe respiratory illness that has affected children in at least 10 states may...

Full Story
Support Continues For Miller Woman Who Battled Cancer

9/12/2014 5:00 PM

A Miller woman is grateful for community support even after she received a cancer-free report.

Full Story | Watch
Distracted Eating Dilemmas

9/12/2014 6:19 PM

Most of us stay very busy throughout the day. It can be a challenge for some to take time to enjoy a meal.

Full Story | Watch


Events