Dubuque Countywide Response to Coronavirus(COVID-19)

LOCAL VACCINATION CLINICS, OCT. 13-15

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.
Medical Associates East Campus, Lower Level, 1000 Langworthy St., Dubuque

Boosters of Pfizer and vaccinations of Pfizer. To schedule an appointment, call 563-584-3200.

Thursday, Oct. 14, Noon – 7 p.m.
Dubuque County Emergency Responder Training Facility, 14928 Public Safety Way, Dubuque

Walk-in vaccinations of Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson administered by the Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association.

Friday, Oct. 15, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dubuque County Emergency Responder Training Facility, 14928 Public Safety Way, Dubuque

Walk-in vaccinations of Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson administered by the Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association.

Infocus Pharmacy at 1690 Elm Street in Dubuque is offering walk-in vaccinations of Pfizer and Moderna, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

There are multiple locations/providers in Dubuque County offering free COVID-19 vaccinations, to see the complete list with contact information for each, visit www.dubuquecounty.org/sleevesup or call the SleevesUp Call Center at 563.690.6253.

For COVID-19 testing options, visit www.dubuquecounty.org/COVID19.

COVID-19 vaccines are available:

  • At no cost
  • To people age 12 and up
  • No matter your immigration status
  • With or without health insurance

COVID-19 boosters are available:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least six months after their second dose of Pfizer.
  • People 50 - 64 years of age with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least six months after their second dose of Pfizer.
  • People 18 - 49 years of age with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least six months after their second dose of Pfizer based on their individual benefits and risks.
  • People 18 - 64 years of age who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine at least six months after their second.

 

 

 

 

Answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?

Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.