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Iowans with Underlying Conditions Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning March 8

Iowans with Underlying Conditions Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning March 8

Effective Monday, March 8, Iowa vaccine providers can officially begin vaccinating additional priority populations. Individuals 64 years of age and younger with medical conditions that are or may be an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 are now eligible. See Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for those conditions here.

Friday, March 5, 2021/Author: Alex Carfrae/Number of views (13466)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Over 100,000 Doses of Vaccine Arrive In Iowa This Week

Over 100,000 Doses of Vaccine Arrive In Iowa This Week

The state of Iowa will reach a milestone this week, with over 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine being distributed statewide. In addition to the Moderna and Pfizer allocations, Iowa will receive 25,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was approved for Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA and CDC on February 28.

Monday, March 1, 2021/Author: Sarah Ekstrand/Number of views (3815)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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$10.1 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust provides Iowa law enforcement officers and first responders with more than 4,000 AEDs

$10.1 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust provides Iowa law enforcement officers and first responders with more than 4,000 AEDs

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services (BETS) a $10.1 million grant to provide law enforcement officials and first responders throughout the state with more than 4,000 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to improve cardiac arrest survival.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021/Author: Alex Carfrae/Number of views (2139)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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IDPH Seeks Qualified Vendor to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Response Support

IDPH Seeks Qualified Vendor to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Response Support

Pursuant to the provisions of these Proclamations and to address a need to assist members of the public with finding information about COVID-19 vaccine providers, and signing up to receive a vaccine, the state is seeking to obtain, on an expedited basis, assistance with the completion of COVID-19 vaccine response activities.

Thursday, February 4, 2021/Author: Alex Carfrae/Number of views (3399)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.2
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Test Iowa sites adjust hours due to winter storm

Test Iowa sites adjust hours due to winter storm

Four of the five state-operated Test Iowa drive-thru sites will adjust their hours today due to a winter storm

Thursday, February 4, 2021/Author: Alex Carfrae/Number of views (1697)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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