Photos show Mayor Caron and Shannon Britt who is the Infection Control Nurse at Prairie Lakes Hospital.  Not Shown by photo but included in the press conference was Jennifer Bender with Prairie Lakes Hospital and Human Service Agency CEO/President Kari Johnston

Watertown, SD -- Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron has announced additional closures and restrictions for Watertown businesses and government offices to help in the fight against the deadly Corona virus. At a mid-afternoon press Conference Mayor Caron also stated the city council, following an executive session, approved a 150,000 dollar cash allotment to help Watertown residents facing fiscal hardship, The council also approved a resolution declaring a health emergency. You can hear the 30 minute press conference below.