COVID vaccination boost clinics will be available this week in Floyd and Chickasaw counties.
Chickasaw County Public Health will host booster dose clinics Tuesday and Friday at their office in New Hampton. Appointments are required. Public Health Administrator Lisa Welter says about 120 people received a COVID booster shot at a clinic last Tuesday. Boosters are also available at MerycOne New Hampton Medical Center and the Mercy Clinic in New Hampton.
Floyd County Public Health is offering walk-in boost clinics from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday in December starting this Wednesday, December 1. Public Health Administrator Gail Arjes says about 40 people received a mix of boosters and first doses during a walk-in clinic last Wednesday. Booster COVID shots are also available at Main Street Drug and Hy-Vee pharmacies in Charles City.
Welter also reminds citizens that if you are sick or have been exposed to COVID, please, do NOT come to the COVID clinics for the safety of staff and others who may visit the clinic.
Chickasaw County Public Health is hosting a walk-in flu clinic today from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No appointment is needed with high dose, flu block and regular flu vaccines available.