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Polk County to delay expanding vaccine eligibility – KCCI Des Moines

According to a news release from the department, Polk County vaccine allocation from the state is limited.

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POLK COUNTY, Iowa —The Polk County Health Department said it will delay providing COVID-19 vaccines to newly qualified individuals until more individuals in the previous tier are vaccinated.
On Thursday, the Iowa Department of Public Health announced that starting March 8, providers can administer vaccines to those 64 years old and younger who have medical conditions that put them at risk.
The Polk County Health Department said it will not expand vaccine availability until at least 70% of the current…

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