Information about the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19
The Health Department has partnered with local, state and federal response agencies to ensure a level of preparedness for the community.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is transmitted similar to the virus that causes influenza. We encourage everyone to practice good respiratory hygiene, which includes: proper handwashing, covering your cough, and staying home if you are ill.
Did you know the City of Sioux Falls regulates the use of tobacco, including vaping, on City property?
Fighting the Flu
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the following approach to fighting the flu
• Take the time to get a flu vaccine
• Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of respiratory virus
◦ cover your coughs and sneezes
◦ stay away from sick people
◦ wash your hands