• Avera's New Normal Toolkit

    Avera has put together a toolkit to help you navigate this new normal. It includes topics such as: Social distancing • Hand hygiene • How to use and take care of face masks • Understanding your risks • Symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do • Guidance for the home, workplace, family life, errands, recreation and social activity.

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  • CDC: Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

    As of April 8th, Yankton County falls into "substantial community based transmission or spread" category and the CDC recommends that the residents in these places wear face coverings in public settings or where social distancing is difficult to maintain. Learn how to wear them, how to make them, and how to care for them.

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  • Using Parks and Open Spaces

    Parks, trails and open green spaces can reduce stress and anxiety in people as they deal with social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic. While our city and state parks are still open, please remember to use them safely and follow the CDC guidelines for hygiene and distancing. 

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  • OSHA: Workplace Safety

    How should employers protect their employees?

    Do employers have to record cases of COVID-19 on their injury logs?

    How will OSHA conduct enforcement related to Coronavirus? 

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  • CDC Interim Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers

    To ensure continuity of operations of essential functions, CDC advises that critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to continue work following potential exposure to COVID-19, provided they remain asymptomatic and additional precautions are implemented to protect them and the community.

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  • What To Do If You've Been Exposed

    Follow this flowchart to know what you should do if you've been in close contact with someone who might have COVID-19. Keep this resource handy; you don't know when you might need it. For more resources from Yankton County Emergency Management, like and follow their Facebook page.

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  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidelines from CDC

    This guidance helps you ensure the cleanliness and safety of your space, whether it be a school, business, or home.

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  • WHO: Getting Your Workplace Ready

    Simple ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace. 
    How to manage COVID-19 risks when organizing meetings and events.
    Things to consider when you and your employees travel.
    Getting your workplace ready in case COVID-19 arrives in your community.

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  • Guidance on Discontinuing Isolation

    Based on the evolving information about COVID-19 infectiousness, the South Dakota Department of Health (SD-DOH) is simplifying into a single uniform recommendation the existing CDC guidance on discontinuation of isolation across healthcare and non-healthcare settings.

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  • CDC: Watch for Symptoms of COVID-19

    Reported illnesses of COVID-19 have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed cases. Learn what the symptoms are, what to do if you are feeling sick, and when to seek medical care. Also covered is how to care for someone else who is sick.

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  • CDC: How To Protect Yourself And Others

    Learn straight from the most trusted source on how COVID-19 spreads, how to prevent getting and giving it, and how to properly disinfect yourself and surroundings. Also read if you are someone who might be at higher risk of medical complications if contracting COVID-19.

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  • SD Department of Health: How To Clean and Disinfect

    This guidance provides recommendations on the cleaning and disinfection of households where persons under investigation (PUI) or those with confirmed COVID-19 reside or may be in self- isolation.

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  • SD Department of Health: Protecting Employees

    This guidance provides recommendations on how to keep your employees protected while they are at work.

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