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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Last modified on June 23, 2020 @ 04:37 pm Written by Jennifer Bender

Community Briefings: Watertown Area Task Force

Representatives from vital city and county organizations have unified to provide the community coronavirus updates. The current state changes rapidly, and this task force encourages our community to stay updated with reputable information through updates like the briefings below and education from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

 

June 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
1) Mayor Sarah Caron: Community update
2) Watertown Police Department - Steve Rehorst: 4th of July & community food drive updates
3) Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Laboratory Director- Jennifer Sieck: Covid-19 antibody testing information
4) Prairie Lakes Healthcare System - Jennifer Bender: New hospital visitor policy overview
 

 
June 16, 2020 at 3:30 pm
1) Mayor Sarah Caron: Community update
2) Boys and Girls Club of Watertown Director - Louis Canfield: Local food programs opportunities
 

 

June 11, 2020 at 3:30 pm
1) Mayor Sarah Caron: Community update
2) Watertown Police Department - Chief Lee McPeek: Watertown P.D. updates
3) Codington County Sheriff's Office - Sheriff Brad Howell: Program and facility update
 

 

June 9, 2020 at 3:30 pm
1) Mayor Sarah Caron: Community update
2) Covid Helpers - Jenna Moffatt: Covid Helpers program update
3) Covid Hotline - Melissa Magstadt: Hotline update
 

 

 

June 4, 2020 at 3:30 pm
1) Mayor Sarah Caron: Community Update
2) Hy-Vee Pharmacy Assistant Manager - Heather Updahl: Contact free pharmacy services
3) Sanford Health Pedatrician - Dr. Pierret - Continuing regular medical care
4) Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Specialty Services Director - Laurie Fieber: Telehealth and in-person clinic appointments
5) Human Service Agency CEO - Kari Johnston: HSA facility updates
 

 

June 2, 2020 at 3:30 pm
1) Mayor Sarah Caron: Community update
2) Jenkins Living Center President - Loren Diekman: Facility update and visitor policy reminder
3) Prairie Lakes Lab Director - Jennifer Sieck: COVID-19 testing information
4) Sanford Health Director of Clinical Operations - Cindy Mydland:  Visitor policy and facilty safety procedures
5) Sanford Health Certified Nurse Practitioner - Bethany Schultz:  Importance keeping up on your health
 

 

 

Ongoing and previous updates can be found through the Task Force’s Facebook page 2020 Watertown COVID-19

All previous briefings from the Task Force can also be found on YouTube.

Public Information Officers: Captain Steve Rehorst with the Watertown Police Department and Jennifer Bender with Prairie Lakes Healthcare System.

 

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