Clay County Public Health Announces It Has Received An Increase In Allocation Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Wed 2-3-2021

(Spencer)-- Several counties in northwest Iowa say they're starting to see an increase in allocations of COVID-19 vaccine.

Clay County Public Health announced today (Wed.) that county's allocation was updated from 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine announced last week, to 300 doses that were shipped to its office in Spencer this week.

Collette Rossiter of Clay County Public Health says they'll still be limited to administering the vaccine only to more at-risk patients age 65 and older and childcare providers. She says they'll be holding an appointment-only clinic this Saturday, February 6th, for those who meet the guidelines. Clay county residents who fit that criteria can call 712-264-6514 or 1-800-848-0638 to schedule an appointment. The phone lines will be available beginning at 3:00 pm today (Wednesday, Feb. 3rd).

Officials remind everyone appointments are available ONLY for those eligible to be vaccinated in Phase 1B, Tier 1, with a focus on medically high-risk senior citizens.