Media Relations Policy

Interviews, Photograph/Filming Requests

All news media inquiries must first be initiated with Regional Health Strategic Marketing and Communications Department. The department oversees all interview, photograph/filming requests, etc.

On weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., news media may call the Strategic Marketing and Communications (SMC) Department at 605-755-9100 for condition reports and story or interview coordination. The Strategic Marketing and Communications Department can be reached after hours and on weekends for urgent news media requests.

After hours, condition reports may be obtained through our respective healing environments (click on Condition Reports at right).

A team representative is on-call after hours and on weekends for other urgent news media requests.  If needed, please call Regional Health Rapid City Hospital at 605-755-1000 and ask the operator to contact the on-call Strategic Marketing and Communications representative, who will respond to your call as quickly as possible.