COVID-19 Information and Resources
As the COVID-19 crisis has evolved, more information and resources for those affected have become available. Below is a list of important resources to help you and your family during this time.
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus, such as how it spreads, what common symptoms are, and how to protect yourself: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html
The CDC has given guidance on whether it is safe to travel within the US, and has advised non-essential travel and to stay away from places with community spread of Coronavirus or travel that involves being in close contact with others: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-in-the-us.html
There has been a fund established in the Sioux Falls area for those unable to pay rent and other expensese due to the impacts of the Coronavirus that do not qualify for federal housing assistance: https://sfacf.iphiview.com/sfacf/Accounts/FundDescription/tabid/495/dispatch/accountselection_id$72240_hash$5a981393a565f8a3f6b041dda020402e96f242d7/Default.aspx
Local Sioux Falls churches have also come together to bring food and supplies to those in need during the pandemic. Follow this link to request assistance or to volunteer in the distribution efforts: https://www.coronahelpsf.com/
The Department of Labor has many great resources regarding unemployment benefits and other COVID-19 related issues here: https://dlr.sd.gov/covid_19_resources.aspx
Legal Services offices are limiting staff interaction with applicants and clients for the safety of our staff and clients, we are taking in applications for legal assistance online at https://www.sdlawhelp.org/apply