Prairie Lakes Healthcare announces policy change to decrease risk of coronavirus (Audio)

March 24, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.—Changes are coming to Prairie Lakes Healthcare System tomorrow (Wednesday) to decrease the risk of coronavirus in the region.

The changes were outlined by Prairie Lakes CEO K.C. DeBoer (pictured) at a Tuesday press briefing at Watertown City Hall…

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South Dakota’s coronavirus count stands at 30. It includes one case in Codington County. Beadle County has been the state’s hot spot, with 13 positive cases being reported.

PHOTO courtesy KWAT’s Mike Tanner