Adults 65 +

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General Overview 

In Iowa, individuals 65 years and older became eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on January 26. 

Local Vaccine Providers

I Need Help Finding or Scheduling an Appointment  

  • The state's COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Information Dashboard, and Vaccinate Iowa, is updated as new information becomes available.
  • Iowans with barriers to scheduling a vaccine appointment or who do not have internet access can call 211 or (800) 244-7431 and a vaccine navigator will assist them with scheduling a vaccine appointment. Translation services are available.
  • Area Agencies on Aging can assist with connecting older adults to vaccine providers and transportation services. Please call (866) 468-7887 for assistance. 
  • Frequently check your healthcare provider's website for information and instructions for scheduling appointments. If you do not have a primary care provider, Linn County Public Health can help. You may call (319) 892-6097 for assistance with locating a vaccine provider.

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COVID Vaccine Providers

Beware of Scams

Our local area agency on aging reported a scam in Iowa where someone calls to offer older Iowans the opportunity to buy a ticket to guarantee a space on the waiting list. The FBI has also warned the public to be aware of activities that indicate fraudulent activity. Learn more.