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Public Health News_10222021

This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update. All links are active in the text body of this release.

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Public Health News_101421

This weekly news brief provides updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 response efforts in Black Hawk County.

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100621_Press Release_ Increased COVID-19 Testing Sites

Black Hawk County Public Health is partnering with the Iowa Department of Public Health, the State Hygienic Lab, and community partners to increase the availability of COVID-19 testing options in Black Hawk County.

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Public Health News_100121

This weekly news brief provides updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 response efforts in Black Hawk County.

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Public Health News Update_092421

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

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091521 Press Release_Increase in West Nile Virus in Black Hawk County

Black Hawk County is currently experiencing increased levels of West Nile Virus within the adult mosquito population to levels where human transmission is likely.

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Public Health News_091021

This weekly news brief provides updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 response efforts in Black Hawk County.

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Public Health News_08272021

This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update.

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Public Health News_08202021

This is a COVID-19 Vaccine Update from the Black Hawk County Health Department.

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Public Health News_08162021

This is an update on the COVID-19 response in Black Hawk County. Residents are urged to get vaccinated, wear a mask indoors, and stay home if they are sick. Vaccination, testing, and booster dose information are included as well.

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Public Health News_073021

This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update for 07/29/2021. Help protect the health of your community and get your COVID-19 vaccine!

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072921_Press Release_CDC Guidance

On July 27, the CDC updated their mask guidance to recommend masking in public indoor settings for fully vaccinated people who live in areas of substantial or high transmission. Black Hawk County is currently experiencing high COVID-19 transmission. For the safety of our community, and to slow the spread of COVID-19, Black Hawk County Health Department is encouraging residents to mask when indoors for the protection of themselves and their community.

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Public Health News_072321

This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update for 07/23/2021. Help protect the health of your community and get your COVID-19 vaccine!

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Public Health News_071621

This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update for 07/16/2021. Help protect the health of your community and get your COVID-19 vaccine!

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