Public Health

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Des Moines County Public Health is accepting COVID-19 vaccination appointments on-line through the  No Wait Inside link, anyone who does not have internet access can leave name, date of birth and telephone number on the Des Moines County Public Health COVID vaccine scheduling line at 319-208-5668 to receive a call back to schedule an appointment.
Appointments are available for anyone receiving first and second dose COVID vaccine. (Pfizer, Moderna and one dose Johnson and Johnson’ Janssen)
The third dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for moderately to severely immunocompromised people.
Boost doses are available by appointment for anyone, who originally received the two-dose (primary) series of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine meeting the following criteria: 

● People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.
● People aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.
● People aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.
● People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

 Locations:
Southeastern Community College Fairgrounds
Des Moines County Public Health

Statement of Purpose 

The agency specifies its overall purposes as:

  • The promotion and maintenance of health.
  • The prevention of disease and disability.
  • Comprehensive care of the sick and disabled in the home.
  • Collaboration and coordination with other groups in developing and implementing community health programs.
  • Contribution to knowledge which would effect improvements in community health practice.
  • The promotion and maintenance of a healthy environment.


Mission Statement

The mission of Des Moines County Public Health is to improve, protect and promote the health, the environment and well being of residents of Des Moines County.


FLU
Flu vaccines are being given during regular immunization clinics Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM at 522 N Third Street, Burlington, Iowa. The cost is $35. Medicare Part B, Humana, United Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid MCOs for children and other major insurances will be accepted. Please bring insurance cards with you.

These clinics are public and flu shots are offered to anyone 6 months or older.

For more information, call (319) 753-8290