What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness spread through close contact with an infected person. Symptoms range from mild to severe and include:
- Shortness of Breath
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Older adults and individuals with heart, kidney or lung disease are at greater risk of complications.
What Can I Do to Protect Myself?
- Get Vaccinated
- Wear a mask
- Stay 6 feet away from others
- Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces
- Wash your hands often
- Cover your cough or sneeze
- Clean and disinfect
How can I get the COVID Vaccine?
Brown Clinic offers Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) Vaccine and Moderna Vovid-19 vaccines to individuals 18 years and older.
Boosters of Moderna vaccine are available to patients who have a weakened immune system from ongoing cancer treatment, immunosuppressive medications or a serious health condition.
Patients receiving Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine are not advised to get an additional dose at this time.
Patients can elect to receive the vaccination at the time of their regular visit. or can call Brown Clinic at 605-886-8482 to schedule an appointment for vaccination.
What Do I Do if I think I Have COVID-19?
To reach providers at Brown Clinic
- Use the Patient Portal to easily send a medical message to your provider
- Call 605-886-8482
For More Information Visit South Dakota Department of Health