COVID-19: Considerations For Wearing A Mask

COVID-19: Considerations For Wearing A Mask

There is lot of questions across the Yankton area in regards to whether or not residents should still be wearing a mask in a public space.

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska reinstated their COVID mask mandate this week. The mask mandate requires people to wear a mask when entering a public place or building.

Avera Sacred Heart Infection Prevention Director Liz Healy says each resident needs to assess their own risk…

Healy adds that it boils down to following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations…

Yankton County has a 54.3 percent COVID vaccination rate. South Dakota as a whole is at 57 percent.