COVID-19 in Indian Country
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is extending its shutdown order amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in South Dakota, President Rodney Bordeaux announced.

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the Indian Health Service are seeing an increase in coronavirus cases on the reservation.

Leaders of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe are looking at a reservation-wide lockdown after learning of 14 COVID-19 cases within the community.

A March 25, 2020, video message from President Rodney Bordeaux of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Bordeaux declared a COVID-19 emergency on the reservation earlier this month in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus in South Dakota. “We are not invincible so if you can, stay at home,” Bordeaux said.