PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Wednesday the South Dakota Department of Health provided a media briefing regarding the latest on COVID-19.
State epidemiologist Josh Clayton talked about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that is on hold due to blood clots on 6 women out of 7 million nearly vaccinated with it.
Despite concerns about the Johnson & Johnson Clayton emphasizes the COVID-19 vaccines are safe.
Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon talks about the allocation of the COVID-19 vaccines will be dropping over the next couple of weeks.
COVID-19 cases have been on the rise among people ages 20-29, Malsam-Rysdon wanted to emphasize how important it is for this age group to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
The next COVID-19 press briefing from South Dakota Department of Health is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28th, at 11:30AM. You can listen to it on KSDN 930AM/102.1FM