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COVID-19

Phase 1B vaccine details announced for Grundy County

Following an update to the state of Iowa's COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan, Grundy County Public Health issued a bulletin Thursday with helpful information for those seeking or considering a vaccine. - Individuals age 65 or over will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine during any tier of ...

Tama Co. vaccine update

Editor's Note: This article has been updated as the age group for 1B was recently changed from 75 to 65. Tama County Public Health (TCPH) announced this week they are looking to compile a list of residents in Tama County aged 65 or over who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 ...

Grundy County vaccine update, 1-B on the horizon

Earlier this week the Iowa Infectious Disease Advisory Council released the priority populations and recommendations for phase 1-B of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Officials with Grundy County Public Health said they are still working to complete Phase 1-A vaccinations and that they do not ...

Vaccine arrives in Tama and Grundy counties

Last Wednesday marked an exciting day for Tama County Public Health as they administered their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Claire Shefchik, a Registered nurse at Tama County Public Health was the first to receive the vaccine. Tama County received doses of their first shipment of the ...

Tama County facilities move to by-appointment-only

In a memo sent to county staff Monday, county administrators announced that all Tama County facilities will move to by-appointment-only access to the public beginning Nov. 3. The move comes as COVID-19 positivity rates are on the rise in Tama County. County departments will continue to ...