Covid 19 Voluntary Solutions and Help

We here at the HedgehogWatchdog always prefer voluntary and private solutions over big government solutions. With that being said, we wanted to highlight all the private businesses and organizations and what they are doing voluntarily to help fight the spread of this disease and also deal with the economic impact of the Government closing businesses and putting thousands of people out of work virtually overnight.

In the Sioux Falls area they have…

Corona Help Sioux Falls is an initiative of Sioux Falls churches to help our community during this difficult virus outbreak. First, they will deliver necessities to your home if you are unable to leave home because of the virus. Secondly, they are having Food Distributions to insure that every child in Sioux Falls has access to daily nutrition. Third, they are providing laundry assistance at specific times and specific locations. https://www.coronahelpsf.com/

Sioux Empire United Way. “Our community partner, Helpline Center is working diligently with community leaders to keep everyone up to date. For more information please visit www.helplinecenter.org or www.seuw.org/difference #liveunited

The Salvation Army has significantly increased its preparation for an impending outbreak in the United States and has ramped up efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus, especially among the homeless and other vulnerable populations.

https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/siouxfalls/

Corona Help Sioux Falls is an initiative of Sioux Falls Churches to help our community during this difficult virus outbreak. We want you to know that God loves you. We are currently helping in the following ways. First, we will deliver necessities to your home if you are unable to leave home because of the virus. Secondly, we are having Food Distributions to insure that every child in Sioux Falls has access to daily nutrition. Third, we are providing laundry assistance at specific times and specific locations.

http://www.empowerchurchnetwork.com/articles

In the Rapid City area these are available…

https://www.unitedwayblackhills.org/

https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/rapidcity/

County Drug will provide free delivery within Sturgis City limits to anyone who needs a prescription filled. For those living outside the city, mail-order delivery is available. Call 605-347-2466 for more information.

Monument Health has daily updates on Covid-19

https://monument.health/covid-19-south-dakota/

As always Feeding South Dakota is a great organization with local facilities all over the State.

https://feedingsouthdakota.org/

For a detailed comprehensive list Statewide services please visit: https://www.helplinecenter.org/when-disaster-strikes/

Local Businesses Helping to fight the Coronavirus..

Two manufacturers in South Dakota are rushing to produce masks and respirators amid the coronavirus outbreak. 3M in Aberdeen and Midwest Medical Service in Watertown.

SAb Biotherapeutics of Sioux Falls Eddie Sullivan, CEO said the company is working on producing a polyclonal antibody therapeutic to coronavirus that it expects will be ready for the pre-clinical and clinical-trial evaluations by the end of the summer, paving the way for a potential treatment shortly thereafter, depending on the pace of regulatory approval.

Stay safe out there South Dakota and help each other, it is the way of the Hedgehog.

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