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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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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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071421_Press Release_Youth Vaccine Event

Black Hawk County Health Department is offering a Free YouthVaccine Event on Tuesday, July 20 from 3-7 pm at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex, 300 Jefferson Street, Waterloo. COVID-19 Vaccine will be available for anyone ages 12+, with boost dose to be provided at the same location on August 10.

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This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update for 07/09/2021. Help protect the health of your community and get your COVID-19 vaccine!

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070821_Press Release_Black Hawk County Awards Vaccine Winners

The first four winners of the Black Hawk County Vaccine Incentive program were drawn on Friday, July 2, and four more winners will be drawn tomorrow. Winners receive a $500 gift card bundle To be eligible to win, recipients must be 18+, live in Black Hawk County, and get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine between June 11- July 29. See press release for full details.

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This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update for 07/02/2021. Help protect the health of your community and get your COVID-19 vaccine!

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This is a Black Hawk County COVID-19 Vaccine update for 06/25/2021. Help protect the health of your community and get your COVID-19 vaccine!

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

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This weekly news brief provides updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Black Hawk County. Today Black Hawk County Public Health announced a Vaccine Incentive Program beginning June 11 and running through June 30.

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061121_Press Release_Black Hawk County Vaccine Incentive Program

Black Hawk County Public Health is launching the Black Hawk County Vaccine Incentive Program which includes a raffle of 20- $500 gift card baskets. To be eligible to win, recipients must be 18+, live in Black Hawk County, and get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine between June 11- July 29. Four prizes will be drawn every Friday in July, beginning July 2. This incentive program aims to increase the current 58.2% vaccination rate (BHC residents age 18+) to 75% by July 29, 2021.

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060821 Press Release - National Healthy Homes Month

June is National Healthy Homes Month. This year's theme is The Power of Partnerships. The Black Hawk County Health Department is pleased to partner with Waterloo Community Development on the Healthy Homes Program. This Waterloo-based program consists of a series of in-home assessments, focusing on 29-health hazards, as well as a lead assessment.

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This is the weekly news brief providing updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County.

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This is a COVID-19 Update for Black Hawk County as of 5/21/21. Please get vaccinated, and help us get life back to normal.

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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!

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