Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Please Visit:

SD Department of Health

CDC Website

Cancellations in Hamlin County 

March 27th Post:

Feeding South Dakota mobile

distribution for Lake Norden

is still on for April 10th at 

12:15pm.  Stay in your vehicle. 

March 27th Post:

24-7 program downloads will

start again on March 30th. 

Please call before coming and

call again when you are on at

the courthouse.  Stay in your

vehicle. We will come to you.

March 27th Post:

County Offices Closed until

further notice. Staff available

to assist you by phone during

normal business hours. Hours

posted on each department's


March 27th Post:

Hamlin School Closed

until May 4th, 2020

March 25th Post:

Estelline School Closed

until May 1st, 2020

March 25th Post: 

Castlewood School Closed

until May 1st, 2020

March 23rd Post:

New operation hours and 

the phone number for zoning 

office.  Please call 882-5115

on Tuesdays and Thursday

from 8:00am to 5:00pm. 

March 19th Post:

Hamlin-Codington Bookmobile
Closed March 19th - April 3rd, 2020

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Prepare Your Family


Resources for Citizens

Inter-Lakes Community Action
PO Box 237; Hayti, SD 57241


Hamlin Office - Tuesday 8-5 and Friday 8-12



For assistance with utilities, rent and basic needs for qualifying families and individuals. VITA Services and 60’s plus dining.

Food Pantries

  1. Castlewood Blessings
    (Sheer Happiness Salon)
    Call Cindy @ 793-2381

  2. Lake Norden Food Pantry
    (Trinity Lutheran)
    Mondays 12:30 - 3pm or call 605-785-1300

  3. Hamlin County Health Pantry
    (Hayti Lutheran Church)
    By appointment call 605-783-3312

  4. Estelline Food Pantry
    (north/west side Sanford Clinic)
    Fourth Monday of Month 4:30-6pm or
    call 873-2405

Remember to use your local food pantry as people donated to these to help those in their specific communities.

The Salvation Army

Visit their website at
or call 605-886-4030


South Dakota Department of Labor

Job searching and filing for unemployment. 605-882-5131 Watertown, or 605-688-4350 Brookings or visit their website or

Department of Social Services

SNAP, TANF, and Energy Assistance.

Visit their website  605-882-5000


Mental Health Resources

  1.  they have information on counseling, mental health, suicide prevention hotline, homeschooling resources and lots of other information.

  2. Lutheran Social Services -


LSS can help you process the emotional impact that a disaster has on you and your family, and to help you better understand how this influences your behavior as well as the behaviors of those around you.


To make an appointment or simply seek more information call 855-334-2953, or schedule an appointment online at

Resources for Businesses

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to South Dakota Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID 19).

The SBA is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to South Dakota small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID 19.

For more information and make an application go to

  • The Reedfund has resources available for you to check out, maybe one will work for you.  Go to  for more information.

  • Reemployment Assistance, CDC Resources for businesses and Employers, SD Department of Labor and Regulations (DLR), Families First Corona virus Response Act (FFCRA), SBA Funding Information. Go to

  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Funds outreach. Contact 605-773-GOED or email

  • First District Development Company – They will help you find the program to fit your needs. Contact them at  (605) 882-5115 or email them at

  • Check with your local Economic Development Corporations to see if they can help. Contact us on Facebook

    1. Estelline Area Economic Development  

    2. Castlewood Economic Development

County Offices

Courthouse Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Central Time

Monday - Friday


Closed Weekends and All Approved Government Holiday

Offices may have different set of operation hours.

Courthouse Information

Please contact the corresponded offices for questions.

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Phone: (605) 783-3201 (Auditor)

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