BROOKINGS – The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold a free, walk-in COVID-19 community vaccination center, also referred to as a point of dispensing (POD), on Wednesday, June 9. The event will run from 4 to 8 p.m. at Swiftel Center in Brookings.
Single-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines will be available to people age 18 and older. At the time of appointment, walk-in recipients must bring a valid ID (driver’s license, passport, state-issued ID, etc.). Individuals needing transportation to the community vaccination center may schedule a free ride in advance with Brookings Area Transit Authority by calling 605-692-2222.
The Brookings County PPCC encourages local individuals who want a COVID-19 vaccination after June 9 to reach out to the local clinics and pharmacies who have vaccination doses widely available. Those include:
• Avera Medical Group Brookings
• Sanford Health Brookings Clinic
• Hy-Vee Pharmacy Brookings
• Lewis Brookings
• Brothers Pharmacy
• Walmart Pharmacy Brookings
Information on vaccine types, ages served and times at local clinics and pharmacies can be found online at brookingshealth.org/Vaccine.