COVID-19 Vaccine

General Overview

COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things they had stopped doing because of the pandemic. Learn more.

Correct information about COVID-19 vaccine is important. For questions about COVID-19 vaccine, please call 319-892-6097. Stay tuned to local news outlets for updated information. We will continue to update this page with new information.

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All Iowans 16 and above are NOW eligible for vaccination, including previous eligibility groups.


Vaccine supply is limited. We ask our community to be patient as we all work to vaccinate as many individuals as possible given the vaccine availability. While supply is limited, Linn County Public Health is following federal and state recommendations for vaccine rollouts:  

Linn County LIFTS is proving free transportation for Linn County residents to confirmed vaccination appointments in Linn County. Requests for transportation must be made at least 24 hours in advance and can be made up to two weeks in advance. Learn more about the hours of operation and how to request a ride on the Linn County LIFTS webpage

Additional Resources

Public Health Communications COLLABORATIVE Logo I got a COVID-19 vaccine. Now what? (PDF) Arabic | English | French | Kinyarwanda | Kirundi | Spanish | Swahili
cdc-logoFacts about COVID-19 Vaccines (PDF) Arabic | Burmese | English | French | Kinyarwanda | Nepali | Spanish | Swahili
LCPH_Official LogoCOVID-19 Vaccine Basics (PDF) and Frequently Asked Questions

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Founder and CEO of United We March Forward (UWMF) gets second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Listen to him speak in Swahili regarding his experience. View Here.

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COVID-19 vaccine discussion with Dr. Scott Nau, Cedar Rapids Physician. View Here.