The Cost Savings of Investing in Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in South Dakota

Investing in local resources to support and build a healthy community where people live, learn, work and play is integral to long term health promotion and prevention of chronic diseases. Chronic diseases and associated risk factors continue to be the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in South Dakota and the United States. While chronic diseases are largely attributable to individual health behaviors, there is a growing body of evidence that recognizes that multiple factors shape health. Download the resources below for more information:

INFOGRAPHIC – Chronic Disease Prevention Pays Off
WHITE PAPER – The Cost Savings of Investing in Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in South Dakota