Back to Normal

Terry Liggins

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 1

As America prepares to transition to a Biden administration, there's talk in some circles of things getting "back to normal." In May, Governor Noem championed a "back to normal" pandemic plan. Is "normal" what we should strive for?

For many people "normal" means no healthcare, living paycheck to paycheck, being afraid of law enforcement, or no access to childcare.

What kind of progress goes beyond the symbolic? What kind of "normal" focuses on tangible solutions? 

"Back to Normal Long-Term Care Reopening Plan"

Jun 25, 2020
Good Samaritan Society

In The Moment … June 25, 2020 Show 846 Hour 1

Governor Kristi Noem has released her "Back to Normal Long-Term Care Reopening Plan." The multi-phase guidelines are used by nursing homes and assisted living facilities to shape policies for keeping residents safe during the pandemic.  Nate Schema is the executive vice president and COO of the Good Samaritan Society. He joins us to talk about the potential application of the plan in South Dakota facilities. 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City


Governor Kristi Noem

May 14, 2020

In The Moment … May 14, 2020 Show 817 Hour 2

As the rest of the nation seeks ways to reopen the economy, South Dakotans were never on a statewide shelter-in-place order or lockdown. Many business owners and faith community leaders are seeking CDC and South Dakota Department of Health guidance to inform and support their individual decisions about what "Back to Normal" looks like. Governor Kristi Noem is with us today. 

Political Junkies: The "Back to Normal" Plan

Apr 29, 2020

In The Moment ... April 28, 2020 Show 806 Hour 2