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SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH READIES FOR NEW ROUND OF VACCINE INOCULATIONS

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SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH IS PREPARING FOR THE NEXT TIER OF PEOPLE TO RECEIVE THE COVID-19 VACCINE.

HEALTH DIRECTOR KEVIN GRIEME SAYS THE EFFORT TO PROVIDE THE VACCINE’S FIRST DOSES FOR LOCAL HEALTH CARE WORKERS CONCLUDES THIS WEEK:

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GRIEME SAYS THE FOCUS WILL NOW SHIFT TO INOCULATE THE LOCAL RESIDENTS AGE 65 AND OVER:

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SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH’S WEBSITE WILL EVENTUALLY HAVE A PLACE FOR ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS TO SIGN UP FOR AN APPOINTMENT:

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GRIEME HOPES IOWA WILL START TO RECEIVE MORE DOSES OF THE VACCINE.
IOWA IS CURRENTLY RECEIVING 18,500 DOSES A WEEK WHILE NEBRASKA IS GETTING 23,500 DOSES.

HE HOPES TO SET UP A CLINIC AT THE CONVENTION CENTER BY APPOINTMENT ONLY TO ADMINISTER UP TO 2000 DOSES OF VACCINE PER DAY TO ELIGIBLE CITIZENS.