Thousands of additional Iowans now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine – KCCI Des Moines

Thousands of extra Iowans now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

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> > WE STILL HAVE A POPULATION WHERE DEMAND IS MUCH GREAT THAN SUPPLY, SO WE FEEL LIKE ITS VERY VITAL TO STAY IN THE TIERS THAT WE ARE AND MAKE SURE THOSE INDIVIDUALS ARE AT LEAST GETTING ONE DOSE BEAU: HYVEE SAYS IT WILL OFFER THEIR VACCINES TO PEOPLE IN POLK COUNTY WITH UNDERLYING CONDITIONS THE COMPANY WAS GRANTED PERMISSION TO VACCINATED THE NEWEST ELIGIBLE GROUP BECAUSE IT RECEIVES ITS VACCINE SUPPLY FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND NOT THE COUNTY. ALXY: IOWAS 211 CALL CENTER IS EXPANDING ITS SERVICES, TO HELP MANAGE THE SURGE OF PEOPLE LOOKING FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT. THE SERVICE IS MEANT FOR PEOPLE 65 AND OLDER WHO DO NOT HAVE INTERNET ACCESS OR THE TECHNICAL SKILLS TO SCHEDULE THEIR OWN APPOINTMENT ONLINE NEARLY 900,000 DOSES OF THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE HAVE BEEN ADMINISTERED IN IOWA SO FAR.

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Thousands of additional Iowans now qualified for COVID-19 vaccine

Upgraded: 6:56 AM CST Mar 8, 2021

> > WE STILL HAVE A POPULATION WHERE DEMAND IS MUCH GREAT THAN SUPPLY, SO WE FEEL LIKE ITS VERY VITAL TO STAY IN THE TIERS THAT WE ARE AND MAKE SURE THOSE INDIVIDUALS ARE AT LEAST GETTING ONE DOSE BEAU: HYVEE SAYS IT WILL OFFER THEIR VACCINES TO PEOPLE IN POLK COUNTY WITH UNDERLYING CONDITIONS THE COMPANY WAS GRANTED PERMISSION TO VACCINATED THE NEWEST ELIGIBLE GROUP BECAUSE IT RECEIVES ITS VACCINE SUPPLY FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND NOT THE COUNTY. Eligibility is no longer going to be the concern as Iowans under 64 years old with pre-existing conditions can now get the shot, but vaccine supply is limited.Local health departments were running short of vaccines before Gov. Kim Reynolds announced this move into the next stage of the rollout.Some regional health departments say it could be weeks or even months prior to they can start offering vaccines to the group that ends up being qualified today. The business was granted authorization to immunize the most recent eligible group due to the fact that it gets its vaccine supply from the federal government and not the county.Find out how you can get immunized in Iowa here.

DES MOINES, Iowa– Thousands more Iowans are qualified for the COVID-19 vaccine. The state starts its next phase of vaccinations Monday, but not all counties say theyre ready.Polk County is one of them. Eligibility is no longer going to be the problem as Iowans under 64 years old with pre-existing conditions can now get the shot, however vaccine supply is limited.
Local health departments were running brief of vaccines before Gov. Kim Reynolds revealed this relocation into the next stage of the rollout.Some local health departments say it could be weeks or even months before they can start providing vaccines to the group that becomes eligible today. The business was given approval to vaccinate the most recent qualified group due to the fact that it gets its vaccine supply from the federal government and not the county.Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Local health departments were running short of vaccines before Gov. Kim Reynolds revealed this move into the next phase of the rollout.Some regional health departments state it could be weeks or even months prior to they can start providing vaccines to the group that becomes qualified today. The business was granted authorization to immunize the most recent eligible group due to the fact that it receives its vaccine supply from the federal government and not the county.Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.

Thousands more Iowans are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Eligibility is no longer going to be the problem as Iowans under 64 years old with pre-existing conditions can now get the shot, however vaccine supply is limited.Local health departments were running short of vaccines before Gov. Kim Reynolds announced this relocation into the next stage of the rollout.Some regional health departments state it might be weeks or even months before they can begin offering vaccines to the group that ends up being eligible today. The company was approved consent to vaccinate the most recent eligible group due to the fact that it gets its vaccine supply from the federal government and not the county.Find out how you can get vaccinated in Iowa here.