UPDATE: Avera Health lockdown lifted

Local News

UPDATED 7:08 a.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — An Avera spokeswoman told KELOLAND News Avera hospitals in Sioux Falls lifted the lockdown at 4 a.m. Monday.

12:06 a.m.

Due to the citywide curfew in Sioux Falls, Avera Health is taking action.

A spokesperson says out of an abundance of caution, all Avera hospitals and emergency rooms in the city are being placed on lock down.

The email statement continues:

Emergency patients will still be admitted, and security is present at entrances. Employees should still report to work for scheduled shifts.

Jake Iversen, Avera Health Public Relations Coordinator

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