(Des Moines, IA) -- Iowa is expanding the list of who can get Covid vaccinations beginning today, moving into Phase 1B. This phase includes everyone over age 65, people with high risk health conditions, first responders, and others in key roles.
Phase 1A:"Paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials. Long-term care facility residents and staff."
Phase 1B:"Iowans living in residential care facilities, assisted living program, elder group home and independent living facility residents and people 65 years of age or older. People who play a key role in keeping essential functions of society running and cannot socially distance in the workplace... And adults with high-risk medical conditions who possess risk factors for severe COVID-19 illness."
The Iowa Department of Public Health has a new COVID-19 vaccination dashboard that tracks doses and other data. CLICK HERE
Appointments are required for the vaccinations.
Information for the Des Moines and Ames areas:
Boone County: 515-433-8299
Dallas County CLICK HERE
Jasper County: CLICK HERE
Madison County: CLICK HERE
Marion County: ,CLICK HERE
Polk County: CLICK HERE
Story County: CLICK HERE
Warren County: CLICK HERE