South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced last week that Mass testing would begin in nursing home facilities across the state and yesterday, and during her press conference Wednesday, she said that Jenkins Living Center in Watertown has led the way on mass COVID testing of Staff and Residents in South Dakota………

Secretary of Health, Kim Malsom-Rysden, says that supporting business has always been a primary goal of state officials in the battle against COVID-19.  She says a collaborated effort of many different state and educational facilities are working with businesses to make their environments safer…..

Malsom-Rysden says her office along with the Department of Agriculture, Department of Labor, the Office of Economic Development, Department of Public Safety and the Department of Tourism in addition to South Dakota State University and the Animal Industry Board all have team members available to meet with businesses as requested.