COVID-19 Vaccination Information
Jasper County Health Department Update:
Jasper County Health Department has announced that vaccines are available for everyone over the age of 18 beginning the week of 4/19.
On March 10, Governor Reynolds announced that if you need assistance in scheduling a vaccine, and are 65 years of age or older, to please call 211. The hotline has vaccine navigators to schedule appointments at nearby Hy-Vee pharmacies. 211 also has multilingual care navigators on staff and access to translation services if needed. Resource specialists are available 24 hours a day to answer basic questions.
Jasper County Vaccine Locations & Information
Vaccine supply is very limited in Iowa and across the nation. While vaccine doses are scarce now, eventually, there will be enough for everyone. In the meantime, you should be aware of all the options available to get vaccinated.
View updates from the Jasper County Health Department on their website: https://jasperia.org/588/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-COVID-19
You can visit the State of Iowa's Vaccinate Iowa website for broad information: https://vaccinate.iowa.gov
In Jasper County, there are three locations that are giving vaccines:
|Medicap - Newton||Newton Clinic||Newton Hy-Vee|
Check the link for available appointments: https://hipaa.jotform.com/210195458190153
All paperwork and schedule is available online.
Newton Clinic is now offering a quick text message option that gives more information on the current COVID Vaccine update. Text covidmm to 641-792-2112. You will get a response back of the current status.
HyVee schedules appointments online only: https://www.hy-vee.com/my-pharmacy/covid-vaccine
V-Safe After Vaccination Health Checker
CDC has created a way for you to report how you feel after COVID-19 vaccination through a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to check in with you. You can sign up for v-safe by clicking here. Below are additional v-safe fact sheets and posters along with simple instructions to sign up.