Noem receives first dose of Pfizer vax as state opens shot to everyone 16 and up

South Dakota remains a leader in vaccination efforts, at both the regional and national level.

PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem rolled up her sleeve on Monday for the first dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. The State of South Dakota moved to Phase 2, opening coronavirus vaccinations to everyone 16 years of age and older on April 5.

As of April 5, 46% of the population in South Dakota has received the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while 31% have received a complete series.


“Vaccinations are now available for all South Dakotans 16-and-older! I got my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine today,” Noem wrote in a Facebook post. (photo courtesy: Gov. Kristi Noem, via Facebook)

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