Avera Sacred Heart Preparing For COVID Surge

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

Avera Sacred Heart Preparing For COVID Surge

Active COVID-19 cases across Yankton County continue to climb.

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in currently preparing for any possible surges of hospitalizations due to COVID and the delta variant.

Sacred Heart Infection Prevention Coordinator Liz Healy says the recent surge in COVID cases is alarming…

Yankton County currently has sixty one percent of eligible individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID. Healy encourages those who are unvaccinated to go get vaccinated now…

Yankton County currently has sixty-one active COVID cases.