Iowa can expect to start vaccinating its children against COVID-19 as soon as next week. Here’s what to know about their safety and availability.
After four consecutive weeks of declines in new reported COVID-19 cases, the state reported slightly more cases over the past week than a week prior.
Unlike last spring, when thousands of Iowans scrambled for scarce vaccine, booster shots are now widely available at pharmacies and clinics.
Inside this Iowa children’s hospital a weary staff contends with a crush of kids sick with COVID and other illnesses, with no end in sight.
Nearly 6,500 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed in Iowa per day over the past week, the Iowa Department of Public Health reported.
When COVID shots first became available last winter, Iowans scrambled for appointments. “We are in a much different space today,” IDPH director says.
Part of the reason for low vaccination rates among Latino residents is misinformation, including false claims the shots are only for U.S. citizens.
Iowa continues to average more than 1,000 new reported coronavirus cases per day, but that number has now declined for three consecutive weeks.
Jade Robinson never thought she nor her family would contract the coronavirus. Now she finds herself by her mother’s side as she fights the virus.
Iowa entered October with more cases, hospitalizations and deaths than it did the year prior — but this year, two-thirds of adults are vaccinated.