COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in South Dakota

The COVID-19 Vaccine from Pfizer has arrived in South Dakota.  The State Department of Health says the vaccine was given to Avera Health in Sioux Falls and Monument Health in Rapid City on Monday, and Sanford Health will receive their initial doses today.

The state is expected to receive about 7,800 doses of the Vaccine to begin the process where medical personnel will administer the shots.  The vaccine requires two doses given about three weeks apart.