Public Health

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Des Moines County Public Health is offering Pfizer, Moderna and Janssen (J&J) for all individuals interested in getting their primary series or booster doses of the vaccines.

Pfizer  

  • People 5 years and older for their primary series
  • People 18 years and older for their first booster doses - With at least 5 months from the date of the 2nd dose of their primary series of Pfizer or Moderna or 2 months for Janssen (J&J)
  • Teens 12-17 years may also get their booster dose of Pfizer only with at least 5 months since their 2nd dose of their primary series
  • People 50 years and older for their second booster doses - With at least 4 months from the date of the last booster dose 
  • People 12 years and older that are considered immunocompromised for their second booster doses - With at least 4 months from the date of the last booster dose

Moderna       

  • People 18 years and older for their primary series
  • People 18 years and older for their first booster dose - With at least 5 months from the date of the 2nd dose of their primary series of Pfizer or Moderna or 2 months for Janssen (J&J) 
  • People 50 years and older for their second booster doses - With at least 4 months from the date of the last booster dose 
  • People 18 years and older that are considered immunocompromised for their second booster doses - With at least 4 months from the date of the last booster dose

Janssen(J&J)

  • People 18 years and older for their primary series
  • People 18 years and older for their booster dose - With at least 2 months from their dose of Janssen (J&J) and 2 months from the date of the 2nd dose of their primary series of Pfizer or Moderna 

**Immunocompromise includes solid organ transplantation recipients or those living with conditions that have an equivalent level of immunocompromise

Clinic schedule

Monday: 8:30 to 4 pm, STI Clinic (by appointment or walk-ins welcome)

Tuesday: 8:30 to 4 pm, Immunization Clinic for non-Covid related vaccines, TB appointments 1-                                      2:30 pm (Appointments recommended but walk-ins welcome)

Wednesday: 12:30 to 4 pm, Covid vaccines for Children ages 5 to 11 years                                                                      (By appointment or walk-ins welcome)

Thursday: 8:30 to 4 pm, Covid vaccines for individuals 12 years and older
                                    (By appointment or walk-ins welcome)

Friday: 8:30 to 4 pm, STI Clinic (By appointment or walk-ins welcome)

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 on Tuesday 8:30 AM - 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