Doctor still encouraging people get vaccinated against Covid-19

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- With concerns about another surge in Covid-19 infections as school starts, health professionals are still recommending vaccinations.

Liz Healy is the infection prevention coordinator at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

Healy says Covid vaccinations are still a good step in protection.

Healy says vaccinations will help avoid the worst of the illness.

The latest update from the state Department of Health show just over forty-three hundred active cases, with one hundred three hospitalized.