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State Health officials announced Saturday, June 20, that an individual who visited businesses in Pierre and Fort Pierre has tested positive for COVID-19.

 

The individual visited the following businesses while able to transmit the virus to others on these dates and times:

  • The Fieldhouse at 2013 Eastgate Avenue in Pierre
    • June 12 from 9 pm-11pm
  • The Chuckwagon at 112 N. Deadwood Street in Fort Pierre
    • June 13 from 1 am-3 am
    • June 14 from 1 am-3 am

 

Due to the risk of exposure, customers who visited these locations during the specified dates and time should monitor for symptoms for 14 days after they visited.

 

A CDC screening tool is available at COVID.SD.GOV, which can help recommend when to call your medical provider if you develop symptoms.

 

State Health officials remind all South Dakotans to:

·        Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

·        Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue.

·        Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

·        Refrain from touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

·        Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects.

·        Individuals at higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness, such as older adults and people who have chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease, should take actions to reduce their risk of exposure.

 

If you develop symptoms:

·        Call your health care provider immediately.

·        Individuals who are concerned they have COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider via phone before going to a clinic or hospital to prevent spread in healthcare facilities.

·        Avoid contact with other people.

·        Follow the directions of your provider and public health officials.

 

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