News Category: COVID-19

COVID rate in South Dakota much lower than projected so far

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – While South Dakota is still seeing an increase of positive COVID-19 cases daily, the rate is falling much lower than earlier projections. Governor Kristi Noem says they continue to watch carefully. Noem says hospital usage has stayed under critical limits. Noem says despite the lower numbers, social distancing and other precautions… Read more »

COVID rate in South Dakota much lower than projected so far

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – While South Dakota is still seeing an increase of positive COVID-19 cases daily, the rate is falling much lower than earlier projections. Governor Kristi Noem says they continue to watch carefully. Noem says hospital usage has stayed under critical limits. Noem says despite the lower numbers, social distancing and other precautions… Read more »

Avera Senior Living Communities Continue Policies to Protect Residents

YANKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – Residents of long-term care and assisted living centers are among the most vulnerable populations for COVID-19. Avera continues efforts to protect these residents as well as employees. “We are grateful that across Avera we’ve had only a few cases so far in long-term care with limited spread, yet we recognize… Read more »

Avera Senior Living Communities Continue Policies to Protect Residents

YANKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – Residents of long-term care and assisted living centers are among the most vulnerable populations for COVID-19. Avera continues efforts to protect these residents as well as employees. “We are grateful that across Avera we’ve had only a few cases so far in long-term care with limited spread, yet we recognize… Read more »

Governor’s press conference at 3 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Gov. Kristi Noem will have a press conference at approximately 3 this afternoon. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations. The link to the press conference is: Facebook.com/govnoem OR SD.Net

Governor’s press conference at 3 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Gov. Kristi Noem will have a press conference at approximately 3 this afternoon. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations. The link to the press conference is: Facebook.com/govnoem OR SD.Net

SD virus death total up 2, at 46

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Lisa Kaczke and Elisa Sand) – Two more people have died of the coronavirus in South Dakota, and the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state increased by 58 on Tuesday. South Dakota had a total of 46 COVID-19 deaths as of Tuesday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health. One… Read more »

SD virus death total up 2, at 46

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Lisa Kaczke and Elisa Sand) – Two more people have died of the coronavirus in South Dakota, and the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state increased by 58 on Tuesday. South Dakota had a total of 46 COVID-19 deaths as of Tuesday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health. One… Read more »

Capitol Building SD

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

Capitol Building SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

State starts COVID-19 mass testing at nursing homes

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennews.com) – Mass testing for COVID-19 at South Dakota nursing homes has started, said Kim Malsam-Rysdon, state health secretary, said during Monday’s news conference updating virus information. That’s part of a preciously announced plan that aims to test 7,400 residents and workers this week at nursing homes in communities with… Read more »

State starts COVID-19 mass testing at nursing homes

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennews.com) – Mass testing for COVID-19 at South Dakota nursing homes has started, said Kim Malsam-Rysdon, state health secretary, said during Monday’s news conference updating virus information. That’s part of a preciously announced plan that aims to test 7,400 residents and workers this week at nursing homes in communities with… Read more »

Capitol Building SD

Media call 11:45 on Hub City Radio stations; no governor’s press conference

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations. There is no governor’s press conference planned… Read more »

Media call 11:45 on Hub City Radio stations; no governor’s press conference

Capitol Building SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations. There is no governor’s press conference planned… Read more »

Health officials issue exposure notice for Zoo, Lager’s

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (By Matt Zimmer Sioux Falls Argus Leader) – Brown County added 21 new cases Saturday and the Department of Health is alerting residents of a possible exposure contact on May 9 at Lagers and the Zoo. According to a news release from the South Dakota Department of Health Saturday a patron who… Read more »

Health officials issue exposure notice for Zoo, Lager’s

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (By Matt Zimmer Sioux Falls Argus Leader) – Brown County added 21 new cases Saturday and the Department of Health is alerting residents of a possible exposure contact on May 9 at Lagers and the Zoo. According to a news release from the South Dakota Department of Health Saturday a patron who… Read more »

Capitol Building SD

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

Capitol Building SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

State to test every nursing home and assisted living facility

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — There will be mass testing for COVID-19 at every nursing home and assisted living facility in South Dakota. It’s a large undertaking says State Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon. She says the goal is to test all residents and all staff at the targeted facilities over the coming weeks, although no… Read more »

State to test every nursing home and assisted living facility

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — There will be mass testing for COVID-19 at every nursing home and assisted living facility in South Dakota. It’s a large undertaking says State Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon. She says the goal is to test all residents and all staff at the targeted facilities over the coming weeks, although no… Read more »