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

January 20,2021

(Des Moines, IA) – 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. We are currently vaccinating:

  • Healthcare personnel (HCP) with direct patient contact and thus who are unable to telework, including those who work in inpatient, outpatient, or community settings, who provide services to patients or patient's family members, or who handle infectious materials.
  • Health care personnel are defined as paid and unpaid persons serving in health care settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials.
  • Long term care facility staff and residents.

Hy-Vee Pharmacy 

410 N. Ankeny Blvd. 
Ankeny, IA 50021

Hy-Vee Pharmacy

1107 S.E. Army Post Road           
Des Moines, IA 50315

Hy-Vee Pharmacy 

4815 Maple Drive      

Pleasant Hill, IA 50327


Hy-Vee Pharmacy

8701 Douglas Avenue

Urbandale, IA 50322


Hy-Vee Pharmacy               

1990 Grand Avenue   

West Des Moines, IA 50265


Medicap Pharmacy 

107 NE Delaware Ave # 6           

Ankeny, IA 50021


Medicap Pharmacy

950 28th Ave SW      

Altoona, IA 50009







Vaccination of Phase 1B populations will begin no later than the first of February, and will take several weeks to complete. This timeline is tentative and can change at any time due to supply of vaccine.

Please visit for the most current vaccine information.



COVID-19 call center for seniors (65 years and older) WITHOUT computer or internet access, please call 515 323-5221 Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.