More Iowans can get COVID-19 vaccine
Those under 65 with pre-existing medical conditions qualify
March 11, 2021
More Iowans are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Effective March 8, Iowa vaccine providers were allowed to start 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. Conditions listed on the CDC's website include cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD, obesity, Type 2 diabetes as well as several others.
O'Brien County Public Health Director Kim Morran said her office is receiving 200 doses of Moderna's vaccine each week, which is unchanged...