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Health Department and Partners COVID-19 vaccine appointments are FULL now through Jan. 31

The Polk County Health Department and partners would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding as we start vaccinating individuals 65 years and older. The Polk County Health Department and select Hy-Vee and Medicap pharmacies COVID-19 vaccine appointments are FULL now through Jan. 31, 2021.

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1/22/2021

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Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

#Weather Announcement: If your appointment is scheduled at the Polk County Health Department you will receive an email with cancellation instructions. If you need to cancel your appointment at a Hy-Vee location, or Drake University or Medicap, please follow the instructions.

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1/24/2021

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Health Department and Partners Open COVID-19 Vaccination to 65 Years and Older

Starting, Thursday, January 21, 2021, The Polk County Health Department and select Hy-Vee and Medicap pharmacies will open COVID-19 vaccine appointments to 65 years and older pending vaccine allocation at their pharmacy locations. Partners will continue to vaccinate Phase 1A during this time.

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1/21/2021

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Polk County Health

The Health Department and select #Medicap pharmacies will open appointments for the week of February 1, 2021 on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 12:00 PM. To schedule an appointment at select #Hy-Vee pharmacies once more of the vaccine becomes available, visit https://t.co/rzguUy1lDl.

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1/22/2021

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Health Department and Partners Add Additional Pharmacies to Vaccinate for COVID-19

The Polk County Health Department and partners open additional pharmacies for individuals to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Polk County is STILL in Phase 1A.

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1/20/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Polk County Health Department #COVID19 Vaccine Clinic Update: All appointments for the week of January 25th - 29th, 2021 are FULL. Appointments for the week of February 1st will open up on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 12:00 PM.

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1/22/2021

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Health Department and Partners Expand COVID-19 Vaccination to Additional Healthcare Workers in Phase 1A

The Polk County Health Department will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to additional healthcare workers (working in Polk County) eligible for vaccination in Phase 1A beginning Monday, January 11, 2021.

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1/15/2021

Polk County Health
Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

Starting, Thursday, January 21, 2021, The Polk County Health Department and select Hy-Vee and Medicap pharmacies will open #COVID19 vaccine appointments to 65 years and older pending vaccine allocation at their pharmacy locations. For more information: https://t.co/EGywAO1YRH

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1/21/2021

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Health Department reminds public COVID-19 vaccine phasing

The Polk County Health Department will like to remind the public that we are STILL in Phase 1A.

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1/13/2021

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Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

We've had a lot questions about when Phase 1B will start and how you can sign up for an appointment. Below is an update. To find out if you are in 1B, please visit our website: https://t.co/oDf3sSiuR2

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1/20/2021

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Health Department and Partners Expand COVID-19 Vaccination to Healthcare Workers in Phase 1A to Additional Groups

The Polk County Health Department will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to all healthcare workers eligible for vaccination in Phase 1A, beginning Monday, January 11, 2021. The vaccinations will be offered at the Polk County Health Department and select community pharmacies by appointment only.

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1/6/2021

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Polk County Health
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Polk County Health

We’ve been seeing a lot of 👃🏼out when they should be in your 😷. This is your weekly reminder to wear your 😷 over your 👄 AND 👃🏼!

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1/19/2021

If you think you need to get tested for COVID-19 or have been exposed, call your clinic FIRST. DO NOT go to the ER or clinic. You could potentially expose others to COVID-19 or be exposed to COVID-19.