The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Priority groups established by state for COVID-19 vaccinations

 

January 14, 2021

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Administered vaccine doses as of Monday totaled 604 in O'Brien County, 400 in Clay County and 91,501 statewide.

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues in Iowa, healthcare officials are still waiting for a clearer picture to pinpoint when different groups of people can receive their first doses.

Currently in Iowa, healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities are eligible to schedule and receive a vaccine. Those in the next priority groups are identified; however, a time frame has not been announced by the state for the next round of vaccination opportunities.

The Iowa Department of Public Health is following the CDC priority recommendations with the goal of consistently offering th...



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