Health Departments in Buffalo County, South Dakota monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Buffalo County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Buffalo County Health Department website.
South Dakota Department Of Health Buffalo County Office Fort Thompson SD 1323 BIA Route 4 57339 605-245-1539