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Volunteers Needed for Future Vaccine Point of Dispensing

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) is asking for community volunteers to help with future COVID-19 vaccination point of dispensing (POD).

80+ Year-Olds Wanting Vaccine Urged to Call Sanford Clinic

Brookings County residents 80 years of age or older who still have not received their COVID-19 vaccine are asked to call the Sanford Health Brookings Clinic at (605) 697-1900 to schedule a vaccine appointment.

Vascular Services Start at Brookings Health’s Outreach Clinic

Dr. Gregory Schultz, M.D., of Sanford Vascular Associates will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach clinic starting on Friday, Feb. 5. He will then be available to see patients the first Friday of each month.

Phase 1D Vaccinations Start This Week in Brookings County

To get vaccines in arms as quickly as possible, Brookings Health System is partnering with Sanford Clinic Brookings and Avera Medical Group Brookings to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to qualifying Brookings County residents.

Meyer Joins Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Orthodontist Dr. David Meyer was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees.

Rauen Promoted to Inpatient Care Nursing Director

Jaclyn Rauen, RN, was recently promoted to inpatient care nursing director at Brookings Health System, a new position the health system added due to growth and expansion.

2021 New Year’s Baby Arrives on New Year’s Day at Brookings Health

Philippa Taylor Escondrillas Smith arrived at 6:06 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2021, making her the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.

Nursing Home Residents Vaccinated for COVID

Today Brookings Health System began administering initial vaccination doses to nursing home residents at The Neighborhoods at Brookview, following Phase 1b of the South Dakota Department of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.

Brookings Hospital Opens Inpatient Care Unit to Visitors

Following a decline in COVID-19 positive cases in the community, Brookings Hospital has reopened the inpatient care unit to visitors, allowing one visitor per patient per day for all non-COVID patients.

Local Healthcare Workers Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Following Phase 1a of the South Dakota Department of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, today Brookings Health System began administering vaccination doses to local frontline healthcare workers.