How can I support local businesses during this time?
  • Follow the social media channels for small businesses in your community. 
  • Comment and share posts from small businesses.
  • Shop small. Shop local online or over the telephone.
  • Leave 5-Star reviews for businesses that you LOVE. 
  • Order take-out from local restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, etc.  If possible, tip generously! 
  • Promote your positive experiences on social media. 
  • Buy gift cards NOW and use them later. 
  • Maintain subscriptions to health clubs, yoga studios, coffee clubs, etc.
  • If you know a small business owner, ask how you can help them!

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1. South Dakota Department of Health FAQ Guide
2. What is COVID-19?
3. How does COVID-19 spread?
4. What are the symptoms?
5. When do I seek medical evaluation and advice?
6. How can I protect myself from COVID-19?
7. How is COVID-19 treated?
8. Why is the mask / face covering mandate in place?
9. Am I required to wear a mask / face covering?
10. Who should get tested for COVID-19?
11. How do I get a test for COVID-19?
12. Should I get tested for COVID-19?
13. What is a quarantine and why is it used?
14. Is quarantine different from isolation?
15. How does self-quarantine work?
16. Can people in self-quarantine still have contact with their household members?
17. What should I do if I get sick or someone in my household gets sick?
18. When should I seek emergency medical attention?
19. What should I do if I have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19?
20. How can I prepare for an outbreak?
21. How can I prepare for COVID-19 at work?
22. How can I support local businesses during this time?
23. What mental health resources are available to help cope with COVID-19?