COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Oyate Health Center in Rapid City, South Dakota reported 12 new positive cases of COVID-19 over the past week.

One of South Dakota’s most heralded healthcare icons has written an op–ed urging Governor Kristi Noem to rethink her oppositional stance to COVID-19 highway checkpoints on tribal lands.

The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board has been awarded a $3 million grant to assist tribal nations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and to develop and expand emergency preparedness capacities.