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Brookings Health Named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital for Fourth Time

Brookings Health System was recently named a 2021 Top 20 Rural Community Hospital in the United States, the only hospital in South Dakota to achieve the honor in 2021.

Next Community Vaccination Centers Scheduled for April 15 and April 22

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee’s (PPCC) next two community vaccination centers, also referred to as points of dispensing (PODs), are scheduled for April 15 and April 22. Both events will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Swiftel Center in Brookings on their respective dates.

Flower Fundraiser to Support Brookings Health System Foundation

Brookings Health System Foundation and Medary Acres Greenhouse have teamed together to create a Flower Fundraiser benefiting the mission of local health care.

Community Vaccination Centers Scheduled for April 1 and April 15

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) has scheduled two upcoming community vaccination centers, also referred to as points of dispensing (PODs), for April 1 and April 15. Both events will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Swiftel Center in Brookings on their respective dates.

The Road to Herd Immunity

Brookings County has come a long way since December 11 in the fight against COVID-19. That was the day the first COVID-19 vaccine, Pfizer, was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the FDA. One week later on Dec. 18, the Moderna vaccine was also granted a EUA and Brookings Health System was administering Pfizer doses to its frontline healthcare team.

Brookings Health System Awarded on Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2021 List

Brookings Health System has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on Mar. 3 and can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.

Community Vaccination Center Now Open to Persons with Approved Underlying Medical Conditions

Following the South Dakota Department of Health’s vaccination plan, today the Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will open up registration for the Mar. 11 COVID-19 community vaccination center to persons with approved underlying medical conditions under age 65.

Second COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Set for Mar. 11

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold its second COVID-19 community vaccination center, also referred to as a point of dispensing (POD), on Mar. 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Now Open to Brookings County Residents Age 65+

Starting today the COVID-19 community vaccination center scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25 is now open to Brookings County residents age 65 and older.

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Set for Feb. 25

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.