COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Available for ages 12+

How will the COVID-19 vaccine work?

A COVID-19 vaccine will help our bodies develop immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19 without us having to get the illness. Vaccines train the immune system to prevent infections and illness by making antibodies and special white blood cells.

How is vaccine being distributed?

Beginning Monday, April 5, 2021, COVID-19 vaccine is available to ALL INDIVIDUALS 16 years of age and older in the state of Iowa.

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Appointments for Vaccine

Information on COVID-19 vaccine providers and how to register for an appointment can be found at:  https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic

Vaccination Data

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting data on vaccines distributed statewide and by county.  Information is available at https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/vaccineinformation.  

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Protect Yourself and Others:

In the meantime, the best ways you can protect yourself from COVID-19 is by:

  • Wearing a mask whenever you are out and about
  • Keeping your distance from others
  • Staying away from group gatherings outside your immediate household
  • Staying home if you develop symptoms of illness
  • Getting tested if you believe you may have COVID-19

How will I know when I can receive the vaccine?

The Scott County Health Department and partners of the QC COVID-19 Coalition are sharing information on our website COVID-19 Vaccine clinic page, social media pages, and with local media, community partners, and healthcare providers.  You can also register to receive email updates on when information on clinics, priority groups, and other COVID-19 information is posted on our site: Subscribe for COVID-19 Vaccine Updates.

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

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