News & Updates

02262021_Press Release COVID-19 Update

The purpose of this newsbrief is to provide updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County.

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02192021 Public Health News

A weekly newsbrief to provide updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County.

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02122021 Public Health News

The purpose of this newsbrief is to provide updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine for Black Hawk County.

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02122021 Joint Press Release School Vaccine Allocations

Black Hawk County Public Health and Health Systems Partners announce the beginning of vaccination efforts for K-12 teachers and staff in Black Hawk County.

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02102021_Press Release_Black Hawk County Residents Urged to Continue COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

On Friday, February 5th, the Governor of Iowa issued an update to the proclamation of Disaster Emergency, removing key COVID-19 safeguards and enhanced prevention measures. While this proclamation relieved the restrictions in place regarding mask wearing, social distancing and gathering limitations, it continues to encourage businesses and those gathering publicly to social distance, practice increased hygiene and implement other public health measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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02-05-2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Newsbrief

The purpose of this newsbrief is to provide updated information regarding the current status of COVID-19 vaccine available in Black Hawk County.

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Black Hawk Co. health experts talk vaccines during COVID-19 roundtable on KWWL

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02032021_Press Release_Vaccines Available at Select Black Hawk County Walgreens and CVS Locations for Individuals Age 65 and Older

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), in partnership with Walgreens and CVS, announce the availability of a one-time, additional allocation of COVID-19 vaccine.

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02032021_Press Release_Area Health Organizations Warn of Potential Scams Related to Vaccine Distribution

As members of the community are contacted to schedule vaccination appointments, it is important to remain vigilant and be aware of potential scammers trying to obtain personal information.

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01282021_Press Release_COVID-19 Vaccine Update Press Conference

Black Hawk County Health Department has provided a COVID-19 Vaccine update as of 1/28/2021. Stay tuned for further updates for other priority populations as we receive additional allocations of vaccine.

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