The COVID-19 vaccination is being distributed in phases, based on criteria determined by individual states. Find information and resources about the vaccination process in South Dakota below.
Additional vaccine phases, resources
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How will I know when I can get a COVID-19 vaccination shot?
A: Some patients will receive phone calls to set up appointments, or can visit avera.org/covid-vaccine to fill out an online form to set up an appointment. Those without internet access can call the system’s hotline at 1-877-AT-AVERA to ask about an appointment. Avera is handling public vaccinations for Aurora, Davison and Hanson counties.
Q: Where are vaccine shots being given?
A: Avera Queen of Peace Hospital and the Mitchell Area Development Corporation have made a site available at the MADC-owned building along the State Highway 37 bypass, located at 1308 W. 15th Avenue. Friday, Feb. 12 is expected to be the first day that vaccinations will be done at the location. In the event of a substantial increase in vaccines distributed to the region, Avera will work with county officials to find a suitable location to handle mass vaccinations.
Q. Where can I learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, distribution and safety?
A: Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's comprehensive website for more answers to frequent questions.
Q. How do our states compare to others when it comes to vaccine distribution?
A: The best way to know this from day to day is using the CDC's Covid Data Tracker site.