June 5, 2020

Pandemic Information

 

COVID-19 INFORMATION:

With the spread of the COVID-19 virus, please keep in mind that accurate information concerning this situation is of upmost importance. Please do not react in fear of continuing media stories. Please double check information that you have heard second-hand whether it is received from traditional media, social media, or word of mouth. In order to ensure that all of us have the most accurate information available, the South Dakota Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) continue to be the best source for any information concerning the spread of COVID-19.

The following links to COVID-19 information should be your first and only source for accurate information.

Individuals and community organizations may find more information from the SD DOH at their website:  https://doh.sd.gov/news/coronavirus.aspx .

You can also dial the 211 phone line which is now operational for COVID-19.

Below are links to information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) describing how individuals can keep themselves and their families safe, how communities can clean and disinfect non-healthcare settings (businesses, schools, daycare, office settings, etc.)

 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/cleaning-disinfection.html

Additional information may be accessed at the Center for Diseases Control website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html