WATCH: Reynolds expected announce new information on COVID-19 vaccine availability – KCCI Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa– Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds revealed during her weekly press conference Wednesday that all Iowans will be qualified to receive COVID-19 vaccinations starting April 5.” Next Monday, April 5, all qualified Iowans can be vaccinated,” Reynolds said. “Expanding eligibility opens the chance for more Iowans to be immunized, however it also means that more Iowans will be contending for the vaccine appointments as they end up being offered.”
Reynolds said Iowans 16 and older can receive a Pfizer vaccine. Iowans 18 and older can get the Moderna or Johnson & & Johnson vaccine.The guv also stated more aid would be offered to more Iowans to arrange vaccinations. She said 211 assistance will be broadened to anyone 65 and up who requires aid, plus those 16-64 with underlying health issues.Reynolds likewise said more dosages of the Johnson & & Johnson vaccine are anticipated in the state for wide circulation quickly. That vaccine just needs one dosage for full efficacy.The guv stated the state is working with the Iowa Board of Regents to support the vaccination of university student before they head house for the summer.Reynolds stated the very first dosages of the Johnson & & Johnson vaccine would be going to students at Dordt College, Des Moines Area Community College and the University of Iowa.Reynolds stated more dosages will be provided at other Iowa universities in the coming weeks.KCCIs Todd Magel was at Wednesdays news conference and will have more from the guv later today on KCCI 8 News and the KCCI Breaking News and Weather App.Find out how you can get immunized in Iowa here.

” Next Monday, April 5, all qualified Iowans can be immunized,” Reynolds said.” Reynolds said Iowans 16 and older can get a Pfizer vaccine. Iowans 18 and older can get the Moderna or Johnson & & Johnson vaccine.The guv likewise stated more assistance would be offered to more Iowans to schedule vaccinations.