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.
All South Dakotans over the age of 12 are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. There is an abundant supply of doses among the local providers. Clay County COVID-19 vaccine providers include Sanford Health, Vermillion Hy-Vee Pharmacy, and Walmart Pharmacy. Click on any of the vaccine providers’ links to schedule your appointment.
The City Council rescinded the Emergency Resolution effective on April 9, 2021 encouraging the use of face coverings or facemasks in buildings open to the public.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 Emergency Ordinance 1432 was repealed.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).