Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The health and safety of Deadwood’s visitors, residents, and businesses is our top priority. Our town has implemented hygiene, health, and safety protocols to keep you and your families safe while you are here. We encourage you to contact individual businesses if you would like to learn about additional measures they have in place.

State of South Dakota and Deadwood does not have any travel restrictions in place for visitors. We welcome you to enjoy our Great Faces and Great Places. Our tourism businesses and attractions, national and state parks, hotels, motels, campgrounds, restaurants, retailers, cities and towns, including Deadwood, are open for business. We continue to prioritize safety by following CDC guidelines.

  • Note some trip routes through tribal lands may be closed and alternatives needed. Check or call 5-1-1 for up-to-date road information. In addition, we have created a document with access to maps of documented tribal checkpoints and visitor information. (The number of checkpoint locations may change at any time. We will continue to update this document as we receive information.)

If you have questions about COVID-19 in Deadwood, please continue to visit this website for up-to-date information. For state-wide information, you can also visit or the South Dakota Department of Tourism.

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Deadwood COVID-19 Information

The Deadwood City Commission Ordinance 1312 allowed businesses to reopen on Thursday, May 7 following all of the federal, state and local guidelines.

Deadwood Ordinance 1312

Deadwood Resolution 2020-17 to Address Re-opening

Deadwood COVID-19 Guidelines

Deadwood Gaming Assoc. Modified Table Game Operations

South Dakota’s “Back To Normal” Plan

April 28, 2020
Thanks to a strong commitment and respect for the principle of personal responsibility, South Dakotans have dramatically changed the trajectory of our initial COVID-19 projections. With our hospitalization capacity currently at a manageable level, South Dakotans are asked to consider the following steps as we look to get back to normal.

 – Governor Kristi Noem

CLICK HERE to read the plan.

CLICK HERE to read the South Dakota Office of the Governor Executive Order 2020-20, dated April 28, 2020.

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