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On Thursday, April 15, Carroll County Public Health is hosting a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination event. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are now welcome. A short wait time may occur for the walk-ins, but everyone will be accommodated. The follow-up second dose is scheduled for Friday, May 14.
The vast majority of the 1,000 coronavirus vaccine doses reserved for the county's mass vaccination clinic on Thursday are still available.
About half of all Carroll County residents who are eligible to get a coronavirus vaccine have received one — a feat that was aided Thursday by the area’s largest mass vaccination clinic so far.
A mass vaccination clinic is planned for next week in Carroll with a total of 1,170 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, according to county health officials. Residents who are older than 16 and have an increased risk of severe illness are eligible, along with those who are 65 or older o…
The rate of new confirmed coronavirus infections in Carroll County more than doubled in the past week but still remains low compared with its peak in November, according to state data.
The mother of a 7-year-old Iowan said she’s used the recently launched and increasingly popular public-minded Twitter account Iowa Vaccine Alerts as a real-life and contemporary example of what the iconic children’s television host Mr. Rogers used to advise kids in need.
The 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine distributed to Carroll County for inoculations this week will not be available to the general population of residents ages 65 and older.
Seven new deaths among Carroll County residents who were infected by the coronavirus have been reported since Friday, which takes the county’s total to 43.
Two more deaths of Carroll County residents who were infected by the coronavirus were reported this week, according to state data. The county's total number of deaths is now 36.
New Hope inoculated 330 clients and health and service providers Wednesday during its first of three on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
A “huge sense of hope” has flowed through Regency Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Carroll in recent days now that coronavirus vaccines have been administered to residents and staff there, according to Michelle Klocke, the center’s director of admissions and marketing.
Carroll County residents who are ages 65 and older will be eligible to get vaccinated against the coronavirus starting next month when the state is expected to move to its next vaccination phase.
About $40 million will be distributed as one-time grants to Iowa bars and restaurants that suffered drops in revenue last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced this morning.
New coronavirus vaccines were developed and tested on expedited and unprecedented timelines of less than a year, but that shouldn’t dissuade Carroll County residents from getting the shots when they are eligible.
State lawmakers should give parents the option to send their children to school for full-time, in-person classes, Gov. Kim Reynolds said in her annual Condition of the State speech last week.
Coronavirus vaccinations at long-term care facilities began this week in Carroll County with the goal to protect the residents who are most vulnerable to serious symptoms or death if they are infected.
McFarland Clinic-Carroll, St. Anthony Clinic, and Carroll County Public Health will partner in a virtual Town Hall Meeting to give an update to area residents on the COVID-19 vaccination process.
County health officials are awaiting new supplies of coronavirus vaccines after exhausting their initial 800 doses, which largely were used in the past two weeks to inoculate healthcare workers at the county’s two hospitals and the McFarland Clinic in Carroll.
The deaths of four more Carroll County residents who were infected by the coronavirus were recently reported, which takes the county's total number of confirmed deaths to 31, according to state data.
It’s been more than nine months since the coronavirus pandemic reached Iowa, and at least one out of every 10 residents of Carroll County has been infected by it, according to state data.
There was a celebratory mood and a sense of relief Tuesday at St. Anthony Regional Hospital when the first doses of a long-awaited coronavirus vaccine were administered to doctors, nurses and others who have been on the front lines of the battle to contain the virus and heal those infected by it.
Most of Carroll County’s roughly 110 employees do not want to be injected with a vaccine to protect them from infection by the coronavirus, including about half of the staff of the county’s ambulance service.
The death of another Carroll County resident who was infected by the coronavirus was reported this past weekend, which takes the county’s total to 26, according to state data.
The government has no authority to target churches with specialized public-health restrictions that inhibit freedom of religion, even during a pandemic, Carroll County Attorney John Werden told residents of Carroll in a June letter.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced an additional allocation of CARES Act funds to support Iowa renters and homeowners at risk of eviction or foreclosure due to a COVID-19-related loss of income.
Iowans will be required to wear masks at businesses and other public buildings when they cannot keep a sufficient distance from others and are inside the buildings for at least 15 minutes, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced tonight.
Gov. Kim Reynolds will announce "new steps" to stem the spread of the coronavirus in a live speech at about 6 p.m. today, according to a press release from her office.
The Carroll County supervisors enacted a county-wide mask mandate this morning to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, although those who violate it will not face a penalty.