211 Helpline Center is Responding to COVID-19. 211 is a vital service that connects people to the information and support they need - whether financial, family, health or disaster-related. 211 provides a 24/7 hotline which is connected to a trained team that is able to provide up-to-date information. If you need assistance now, call 211 to speak to someone who can help. The call or test is free and confidential. Simply dial 211.
Infographics provided by Dr. Ed Gerrish, COVID-19 Task Force
As many USD students have both permanent and temporary addresses, it is possible that there may be a lag in active cases reported in Clay County at the State level. To glean a more complete picture of COVID-19 in Vermillion, please also monitor the SD-DOH and USD COVID-19 dashboards.
CITY COUNCIL UPDATE
The City Council rescinded the Emergency Resolution effective on April 9, 2021 encouraging the use of face coverings or facemasks in buildings open to the public. The City Council also reviewed Emergency Ordinance 1432 which was effective on April 17, 2021. This Emergency Ordinance required the posting of a sign at the entrance(s) to buildings open to the public stating that Face Masks are Expected per City Resolution. Emergency Ordinance 1432 was repealed.
Please continue to monitor local, state, and federal outlets for the most up-to-date information regarding the outbreak and how to protect yourself and your family. Below are links to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the South Dakota Department of Health (SD-DOH), and the World Health Organization (WHO).