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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)


FRHS Current COVID-19 Vaccine Status


Fall River Health Services Continues to Take COVID-19 Precautions

Fall River Health Services continues their efforts to address COVID-19 concerns and has the best interest of their community at heart. Everyone who enters the facility is required to wear a mask.

Currently there are no disruption for scheduled appointments. Please plan on arriving early to allow time to go through our screening processes.

Fall River Health Services reminds you that the Emergency Room is not for COVID-19 testing or advice; please call FRHS Rural Clinic at 745.8928 for these needs. It's important that our Emergency Department team is available for patients with emergency symptoms.

If you think you may have Covid-19 symptoms, or unsure if you should be evaluated for COVID-19, please call FRHS Rural Health Clinic at 745.8928 in advance.

When checking in, you will be asked the following questions:
•Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 10 days.
•Are you experiencing TWO or more new or worsening symptoms listed below? (You may need to be tested for COVID).
- Fever
- Cough
- Shortness of breath
- Loss of taste or smell
- Runny nose/Congestion
- Vomiting
- Diarrhea
- Severe headache
- Unexplained fatigue
- Sore throat
- Muscle pain

Covid-19 Vaccine update:

•CDC recommends everyone 50+ and certain immunocompromised individuals receive a 2nd booster dose at least four months after their first booster.
•SD Department of Health has opened up COVID-19 vaccination to all South Dakotans 5 years and older. FRHS is offering vaccine to those 16 years and older
•When scheduling your vaccination appointment, you will be able to choose either a Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.

COVID-19 Testing:

•Covid-19 testing continues to be offered daily, but an appointment is required. Please call FRHS Rural Health Clinic at 745-8928 to schedule an appointment.
•Travel testing - Some countries or states require residents and visitors to be tested for COVID-19 before they can enter. Fall River Health Services offers this type of travel testing but note a charge of $201 will be incurred.
•Free Covid tests are available in our lobby (up to 4 per family)
Visitation:

Guests are required to be screened when visiting patients in the hospital or residents at Seven Sisters Living Center.

For the latest information and updates on COVID-19 please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/ or
The State of South Dakota Department of Health - Covid-19 Updates and Information

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Fall River Health Services is a non-profit corporation of professional team members committed to excellent, quality and patient focused healthcare for the whole person. We provide for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the individual, family, and significant others. We are committed to our patients, employees and our public.