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Grundy County News

GCPH reports 1B vaccine supply limited

On Thursday, January 21st, 2021, Governor Kim Reynolds announced changes to the priority population for receiving a Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccination. These changes included extending the eligibility age to 65 years and older and placed the priority populations who are vulnerable to high risk of ...

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 ...

The derecho aftermath will be around for a long time

Following the August Derecho damage at Wolf Creek and the Comet Trail, I provided you a news column with some information regarding the storm and subsequent cleanup. This storm proved to be the worst damage of anything I have experienced in my over 40 years with Grundy County. Four and five ...

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 ...

Republicans sweep Tama and Grundy County races in 2020

Republicans in Tama County have captured all races in Tuesday’s 2020 General Election. In the upset of the night, William Faircloth (R-Toledo) overtook three-term incumbent Kendall Jordan (D-Toledo) in a race for the Tama County District 2 Supervisor seat. Unofficial vote totals show ...