Vaccination Questions Prompt Harding To Update City Commission On Vaccine Distribution

PIERRE — City officials in Pierre are getting hit with Covid question about the vaccination process. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding tried to answer some of those questions with an update on the pandemic during Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting…

Harding used slides released last week by the Health Department to illustrate the progress. He says Avera Medical Group is the vaccination partner for Hughes County and most of central South Dakota…

In Central South Dakota Avera is covering Hughes, Stanley, Jones, Sully, Potter, Faulk, Hyde and Hand Counties. Monument Health of Rapid City will cover vaccinations for residents of Haakon, Jackson and Mellette County. Ziebach and Dewey County are under the vaccination coverage of the Mobridge Hospital and Lyman, Tripp, Buffalo and Brule Counties are working with Sanford Health. Vaccinations have been given to 881 residents of Hughes County with 14 having had a complete series of Pfizer vaccine. In Stanley County 127 doses have been administered to 124 residents.