COVID-19 Information & Response

COVID-19 in Black Hawk County

Black Hawk County Health Department is working around the clock with local government and community partners to respond to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation in our community.

Information on this site is meant to help Black Hawk County residents, businesses, media, and others better understand what is happening in our community, and how best to prepare and respond as the situation evolves.

Vaccine Distribution

Following guidelines from IDPH and the CDC, we're beginning to distribute COVID-19 vaccines in Black Hawk County. Our phased roll-out carefully identifies and prioritizes vaccine availability based on several factors, including risk category, exposure, and occupation.

Latest News & Updates

Public Health News_051421

This is the weekly news brief providing updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County as of 05/14/21. Updates on shot clinics, mask guidance, expanded age eligibility, and more!

051321_Press Release_CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents Age 12-15

Black Hawk County Public Health reports that Wednesday, May 12th, after a review from an independent federal advisory committee, the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is recommended for use in adolescents aged 12-15. The FDA and CDC have approved this recommendation.

Black Hawk County Public Health News_05072021

This is the weekly news brief providing updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County. You can also sign up for Notify Me and get these updates sent directly to you each week.

Other Resources
Attention Employers!

If your company or organization is interested in providing vaccine to your employees we can assist you. Please complete our business registration form we’ll contact you to discuss your options.

For Businesses