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SOUTH DAKOTA PLANS FOR COVID VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

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South Dakota officials are planning for the first available COVID-19 vaccinations they receive to go to frontline healthcare workers.

Department of Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says doses will be distributed to the state ahead of time so they can be ready to distribute when final approval is given.

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After that, long-term care center residents are next:

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Malsam-Rysdon says the vaccines have shown high effectiveness over 90 per cent in testing.

She believes vaccinations will begin sometime in December.