As of Thursday, June 24, 2021, there are 3 active cases of Covid-19 with a 7 day average of active cases 2.71 on the Cheyenne River Reservation at
Level 2 of the Covid-19 Response Plan

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Counties in blue on this map have been designated as hot spots by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. A hotspot is a county with a 7-day positivity rate greater than 5%. 7-day positivity is the percent of tests that were positive in the last 7 days. Data from the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center.

If you plan on traveling onto/off of the Reservation that you practice the proper PPE, wear masks, gloves, use hand sanitizer, stay home and call the COVID-19 hotline 1 (605) 964-0563 if you believe are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19.

Individuals who travel to hotspots are at greater risk of getting COVID-19. Residents are recommended to only travel for essential reasons and quarantine for 10 days upon their return. Contact the Covid-19 Hotline: 605-964-0563 for more information.


This page is set up to inform reservation residents of the actions of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe regarding the tribe’s response to the COVID-19 spread.

o COVID-19 Medical Hotline at CRST Tribal Health

Phone: (605) 964-0563.

This line will be in service 24/7 until further notice, please reach out with any health questions.

o Emergency Command Center number (605) 964-3637

o Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crstcovid19updates

o Task Force Deputy applications are done over the telephone at (605) 964-6444,
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South Dakota Covid-19 Cases by County – Source SD DOH, https://doh.sd.gov/news/coronavirus.aspx

Community Spread?
Community spread means people have been infected with the virus in an area, including some who are not sure how or where they became infected. (Source CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html)