South Dakota

Status: Member State: Partial Compliance

Marty Link

Marty Link

South Dakota Office of EMS
40101 W. 38th Street
Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone: (605)367-5372
The EMS Compact enables licensed EMS personnel to cross state borders using a privilege to practice in other EMS Compact member states without obtaining a separate license. Marty Link was seated as South Dakota’s Commissioner. 

About South Dakota's EMS System
In South Dakota, the REPLICA legislation was signed into law by South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on March 25, 2021.  The EMS Compact legislation went into effect on July 1, 2021.

National EMS Coordinated Database Status
  •   yellow-mark.pngSouth Dakota is in process of integrating with NEMSCD; EMT licensure information is connected to the database. AEMT & Paramedic licensure data is in process of being connected to NEMSCD, although there is no anticipated completion date yet.

South Dakota EMS Rules and Laws
EMS Related Laws and BLS Guidelines 

State EMS Office Links
South Dakota Office of EMS & Trauma 
Staff Directory
Medical Order For Scope of Treatment (MOST)
Public Lookup 

Contact Information
Marty Link, Assistant Administrator
• Director of EMS and Trauma
• State DOH Contact for
    Simulation in Motion-SD
    Naloxone Project
    LUCAS Project
    Helmsley AED Project