Dubuque County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Thursday, May 6

  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Kennedy Mall Vaccination Clinic
    Walk-in vaccinations and scheduled appointments.
  • 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Grand River Center Vaccination Clinic, 500 Bell St., Dubuque
    Walk-in vaccinations and scheduled appointments.

Friday, May 7

  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Kennedy Mall Community Vaccination Clinic
    Scheduled appointments and walk-in vaccinations administered by the Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association. Marshallese and Spanish translation services provided on-site.

Saturday, May 8

  • 8 a.m. - Noon, Crescent Community Health Center, 1690 Elm Street
    Walk-in vaccinations administered by the Crescent Community Health Center
  • 8 a.m. - Noon, Dubuque Farmers Market, Corner of 12th & Iowa Streets
    Walk-in vaccinations administered by the Dubuque Fire Department.

Pharmacies:

For help making a vaccination appointment, transportation assistance information, please call the Dubuque County Sleeves Up! Call Center at 563-690-MAKE(6253).

For a complete list of COVID-19 vaccine providers in Dubuque County, visit www.dubuquecounty.org/sleevesup


Johnson & Johnson Vaccine:

  • The CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommend use of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine.
  • Reports of adverse events following the use of J&J/Janssen vaccine suggest an increased risk of a rare adverse event called thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS). Nearly all reports of this serious condition, which involves blood clots with low platelets, have been in adult women younger than 50 years old.
  • A review of all available data at this time shows that the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine’s known and potential benefits outweigh its known and potential risks.
  • However, women younger than 50 years old especially should be aware of the rare but increased risk of this adverse event and that there are other COVID-19 vaccine options available for which this risk has not been seen.
  • The CDC and FDA will continue to monitor the safety of all COVID-19 vaccines.

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General Information:

  • All COVID-19 vaccinations are free, safe, and effective.  For vaccine information, visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html
  • Per the Iowa Department of Public Health, all Iowans age 16 and above are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Those age 16-17 can receive only the Pfizer vaccine. Iowans age 18 and older can have the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
  • You are NOT eligible for a vaccine if you:
    Have received another vaccination of any kind in the last two weeks.
    Have been treated with convalescent plasma or monoclonal antibodies for COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
    Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past two weeks or have not completed the required isolation period.

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