Second COVID-19 vaccine POD set for March 11

Brookings County PPCC photo: Brookings County resident Jim Lambertz received his COVID vaccine at the Brookings County PPCC’s first community vaccination center. The PPCC will hold its second vaccination center on March 11 at the Swiftel Center for Brookings County residents age 65 and older. Eligible individuals may register for a vaccine time by calling 692-2811 or visiting brookingshealth.org/POD.

Available to Brookings County residents age 65+

BROOKINGS – The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold its second COVID-19 community vaccination center, also referred to as a point of dispensing (POD), from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11 at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. 

The community vaccination center will serve Brookings County residents age 65 and older. Limited first dose vaccines will be available. Registration is required and walk-ins will not be accepted. Eligible individuals do not need to wait to receive a call from their clinic to register. Recipients must register in advance and must commit to receiving a second dose on April 8. 

At the time of appointment, recipients must bring: 

• Valid ID (driver’s license, passport, state-issued ID, etc.)

• Completed vaccine administration form 

Individuals needing transportation to the community vaccination center may schedule a free ride in advance with Brookings Area Transit Authority by calling 692-2222. 

To register for a vaccine appointment, call 692-2811 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or visit brookingshealth.org/POD.

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