Noem shares thoughts on executive order during press conference

PIERRE, S.D. ( – Gov. Kristi Noem signed an executive order on Monday outlining guidelines for businesses, healthcare providers and community leaders during the coronavirus outbreak.

Noem talked about the order during a press conference.

She said the order serves as a baseline for protocol to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Noem said she is telling people what to do in the state, and that local leaders have the ability to implement rules and regulations.

The complete executive order can be found here.