Booster shots for COVID allowed for those 5 years of age and over

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- New guidelines for Covid-19 vaccinations have been issued as infections tick up just a bit.

Liz Healy, infection control specialist with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton says booster shot approvals have been expanded.

Healy says Covid infection numbers have gone up again.

Healy says people still need to consider the risks of infection as they go out and about.

Healy says they have three Covid-19 inpatients after weeks of no hospitalizations.