Community Notice- COVID-19 Case Announcement

January 11, 2021

Attention Membership,

Re: COVID-19 Positive Case Announcemnet

As of this evening, we have received notification of a single confirmed case of COVID-19 within our community of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation (SVDN). We share your concerns and recognize the anxieties attached to this announcement.

At this time, SVDN Health will continue to investigate the contact tracing involving this situation. Those deemed to be at risk of exposure will be contacted directly.

Please note privacy and confidentially of personal health information will be upheld within the circle of care.

We would again remind anyone who has cold or flu-like symptoms, such as cough, fever, runny nose, sore throat, weakness or headache, should self-isolate for 14 days. Anyone with these symptoms is eligible for COVID-19 testing and should proceed to do so.

Respectfully,

Chief and Council – Sioux Valley Dakota Nation