News Category: COVID-19

Doctors promoting treatments & vaccines for COVID-19

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Doctors and hospitals have been treating Covid-19 patients since infections ramped up about eighteen months ago. Yankton Doctor Mike Pietila says they have learned a lot during the pandemic. Pietila says they have more treatments available now. Pietila says heading it off before it starts is the best treatment for Covid-19. Pietila heads… Read more »

Doctors promoting treatments & vaccines for COVID-19

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Doctors and hospitals have been treating Covid-19 patients since infections ramped up about eighteen months ago. Yankton Doctor Mike Pietila says they have learned a lot during the pandemic. Pietila says they have more treatments available now. Pietila says heading it off before it starts is the best treatment for Covid-19. Pietila heads… Read more »

Governor Noem’s executive order lets state employees make exemptions from federal vaccine mandate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem issued an executive order Wednesday allowing federally-contracted state employees to make religious or medical exemptions from the federal vaccine mandate. State employees who wish to receive a medical exemption need a written statement from a physician. For a religious exemption, applicants must fill… Read more »

Governor Noem’s executive order lets state employees make exemptions from federal vaccine mandate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem issued an executive order Wednesday allowing federally-contracted state employees to make religious or medical exemptions from the federal vaccine mandate. State employees who wish to receive a medical exemption need a written statement from a physician. For a religious exemption, applicants must fill… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 3 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 3 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,231. The state had 453 new cases and 378 recoveries, increasing active infections to 5,464. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 3 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 3 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,231. The state had 453 new cases and 378 recoveries, increasing active infections to 5,464. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 8 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 8 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,228. The state had 718 new cases and 943 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 5,392. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 8 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 8 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,228. The state had 718 new cases and 943 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 5,392. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 9 new COVID-19 related deaths(Brown County at 100 COVID-19 deaths)

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 9 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,214. The state had 417 new cases and 436 recoveries, increasing active infections to 5,696. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 9 new COVID-19 related deaths(Brown County at 100 COVID-19 deaths)

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 9 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,214. The state had 417 new cases and 436 recoveries, increasing active infections to 5,696. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

New ARS study says livestock producers safe from catching COVID-19 from farm animals

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- A study released by the Ag Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture says livestock producers are safe from catching COVID 19 from farm animals. South Dakota State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says while there’s still a lot to know about COVID 19, this research is solid. He says the study ruled… Read more »

New ARS study says livestock producers safe from catching COVID-19 from farm animals

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- A study released by the Ag Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture says livestock producers are safe from catching COVID 19 from farm animals. South Dakota State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says while there’s still a lot to know about COVID 19, this research is solid. He says the study ruled… Read more »

Covid-19 Vaccine update in the Yankton area

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Despite some slowing numbers of Covid-19 infections, the pandemic is not over. Dr Mike Pietila is in charge of the ICU at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Pietila says vaccinations offer protection to those getting the shots and the people around them, Pietila says the ICU has been full for the past… Read more »

Covid-19 Vaccine update in the Yankton area

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Despite some slowing numbers of Covid-19 infections, the pandemic is not over. Dr Mike Pietila is in charge of the ICU at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Pietila says vaccinations offer protection to those getting the shots and the people around them, Pietila says the ICU has been full for the past… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 2 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 2 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,205. The state had 466 new cases and 420 recoveries, increasing active infections to 5,723. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 2 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 2 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,205. The state had 466 new cases and 420 recoveries, increasing active infections to 5,723. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 1 new COVID-19 related death

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 1 new COVID-related death, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,203. The state had 738 new cases and 877 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 5,679. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 1 new COVID-19 related death

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 1 new COVID-related death, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,203. The state had 738 new cases and 877 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 5,679. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 13 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 13 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,202. The state had 354 new cases and 390 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 5,819. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 13 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 13 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,202. The state had 354 new cases and 390 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 5,819. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »