DES MOINES, Iowa - The state of Iowa will receive more than 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week, and that includes shipments of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in north Iowa.
The Iowa Department of Public Health said Monday that the state will receive 25,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was approved last week.
Seventeen counties will receive doses of that vaccine, including Cerro Gordo and Wright.
Those eligible for that vaccine are Phase 1B, tier 2 populations who are frontline essential workers in food, agriculture, distribution, and manufacturing sectors and who live or work in settings that make social distancing unfeasible.
State Total Allocation: 91,100
Federal Retail Pharmacy Partnership (Hy-Vee and CPESN): 27,830
Counties Receiving Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Black Hawk, Buena Vista, Cerro Gordo, Clarke, Crawford, Dallas, Dubuque, Linn, Louisa, Marion, Marshall, Muscatine, Plymouth, Pottawattamie, Sioux, Tama and Wright.