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Public Health News_061121

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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Public Health News_052721

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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Public Health News_052121

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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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!

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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.

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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.

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050421 Press Release_ BHCHD-Variant Confirmed in State of Iowa

The Black Hawk County Health Department reports that the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed two cases of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617 in Iowa. This variant is also referred to as the India variant because it was first detected there. We are still learning about the characteristics of this strain.

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Public Health News _04302021

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.

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Joint Press Release- Community Health Partners Encourage Vaccination_04302021

Black Hawk County Public Health, MercyOne, Peoples Community Health Clinic and UnityPoint Health, along with local pharmacies are joining efforts to vaccinate the community against COVID-19.

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Press Release_04262021_Black Hawk County Health Department-Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Lifted

Following a recent announcement from the CDC, FDA, and Iowa Department of Public Health, the Black Hawk County Public Health has issued guidance to vaccine providers in Black Hawk County and Johnson & Johnson vaccination shall resume.‍

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Black Hawk County Public Health News_04232021

This is the weekly news brief providing updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County. 50.7% of Black Hawk County residents 18+ have received a COVID-19 vaccine as of 4/19/21. Take the shot! Share your story!

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042021_Press Release_Community Vaccine Clinic

The Health Department thanks those who have waited their turn for vaccination. You no longer need to wait as vaccine appointments are now available throughout Black Hawk County. Please get vaccinated this weekend!

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Black Hawk County Public Health News_04162021

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.

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