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IDPH Announces Upcoming Vaccine Information Sessions

IDPH Announces Upcoming Vaccine Information Sessions

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine later this month. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts.

Friday, April 9, 2021/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2267)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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211 to Assist Vaccine Appointment Scheduling for More Iowans

211 to Assist Vaccine Appointment Scheduling for More Iowans

Effective immediately, Iowans with barriers to scheduling a vaccine appointment or who do not have internet access who are 65 and older, or 64 and younger with an underlying health condition as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  here, can call 211 or (800) 244-7431 and a vaccine navigator will assist them with scheduling a vaccine appointment.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021/Author: Anonym/Number of views (4641)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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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: Anonym/Number of views (15069)/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 (5412)/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: Anonym/Number of views (3652)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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