Patients & Visitors

COVID-19

Stay up-to-date with information on safety, prevention, vaccines and public-policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Fever of Chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle/Body Aches
  • Headache
  • New Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Sore Throat
  • Congestion/Runny Nose
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed a screening tool that asks about:

  • Your Symptoms
  • Your Potential Risks
  • Contact With Others Who May Have Had COVID-19

This is a general guide of how long the virus can live on some surfaces:

  • Aluminum: 2-3 hours
  • Cardboard: 24 hours
  • Plastic: 2-3 days
  • Wood: 4 days
  • Metal, Glass & Paper: 5 days

 

Individuals should clean and disinfect all surfaces in their environment daily.

After visiting public spaces or bringing in takeout food or packages, people should wash their hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water.

1….who has tested positive for COVID-19?

Self-quarantine and self-monitor

2….who is being tested? / might have been exposed

Self-monitor and practice social distancing

3….who has been in close contact with someone else who might have been exposed?

Practice social distancing

 

Local COVID-19 Data

Data source: https://doh.sd.gov/news/Coronavirus.aspx

*as of July 2021, information is updated by 12pm CST on Wednesday

Haakon County, SD

Positive Cases

265

Recovered Cases

255

Negative Cases

624

Deceased Cases

10

Area Spread

None

Positivity Rate

0

Variant

0

Jackson County, SD

Positive Cases

294

Recovered Cases

276

Negative Cases

1064

Deceased Cases

15

Area Spread

Min.

Positivity Rate

3.2

Variant

0

South Dakota Testing and Vaccination Updates

April 2021

Vaccine Update

The Philip Clinic is scheduling appointments to receive your Covid-19 vaccine. Please call (605) 859-2566 to schedule your appointment.

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Are You Eligible to Be Vaccinated?

January 2 2021

Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

Take a second to read the information below. It is important that we continue to wear masks, practice hand hygiene and social distance, even if the vaccine has been received.

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7 Coronavirus Vaccine Myths Busted by Experts