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Posted on: February 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Set for Feb. 25

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Brookings, S.D. – The following information was provided to the City of Brookings by the Brookings Health System:

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold a COVID-19 community vaccination center, also referred to as a point of dispensing (POD), on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Swiftel Center. 

Following the South Dakota Department of Health’s vaccination plan, the community vaccination center will serve Brookings County residents age 70 and older. Limited vaccine doses will be available. Recipients must bring a valid ID and a completed vaccine administration form at the time of their appointment. Recipients must also commit to receiving a second dose on Mar. 25. 

Registration is required and walk-ins will not be accepted. To register for a vaccine, please call (605) 692-2811 or visit brookingshealth.org/Vaccine.

About the Brookings County Pandemic Planning & Coordination Committee:
The Brookings County Pandemic Planning & Coordination Committee (PPCC) is a partnership between Brookings Health System, Brookings County Emergency Management, the City of Brookings, the Brookings County Chapter of the Red Cross, South Dakota State University, Sanford Health Brookings Clinic, Avera Medical Group Brookings and the Swiftel Center. The PPCC focuses on community preparedness and response in cases of natural disasters, infectious diseases and terrorism. More information and resources can be found at bereadybrookings.com.

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