Contact:    Mark Johnson, PIO
Phone:       605-353-8502
Date:           03/24/20



For Immediate Release



Statement from Mayor Paul Aylward

HURON, S.D.-March 24, 2020 – Huron is made up of a diverse community, with over twenty-five percent of our population being from a different ethnicity.  As the City of Huron has always welcomed our diverse community, we as community leaders continue to work with our different ethnic associations to manage the COVID-19 pandemic we all are facing.  We as a community are in this battle together and are working with our neighbors who are battling the pandemic.  This  pandemic does not discriminate against anyone.

The South Dakota Department of Health verified to city officials all the positive Covid-19 cases in Beadle County are Caucasian.

We as a community are in this battle together.  We need to work together as a community, neighbor helping neighbor.

We want to remind our citizens of social distancing and follow the guidance from your elected officials and Center for Disease Control, as we all deal with this pandemic.




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