COVID-19 Legal Update: South Dakota

<<Back to Regulatory Map

Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission

Labor and Regulation

 

How does the state define an occupational disease?

62-8-1(6) “Occupational disease,” a disease peculiar to the occupation in which the employee was engaged and due to causes in excess of the ordinary hazards of employment and includes any disease due or attributable to exposure to or contact with any radioactive material by an employee in the course of employment.

 

COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?

Executive Order: Expands Telehealth/Telemedicine Services
March 23, 2020

Bulletin on Workers' Compensation Coverage and 
March 23, 2020

Executive Order: Suspending Regulatory Requirements Regarding Telehealth/Telemedicine Services
April 15, 2020

 

Court Closures & Modified Call

COVID-19 Resources

 

Is the administrative court system closed or open?

Open.

 

Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?

No.

 

ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19? 

Unemployment.

 

Last Updated: 7/14/2020