Vaccine Availability

Vaccine supply is increasing across Iowa and the nation, but demand remains higher than the number of doses available each week. Appointments are limited, but everyone will be able to be vaccinated in time. Until then, you should be aware of all the options available in your community to get vaccinated.

  1. Your local public health agency may offer weekly vaccine clinics.
  2. Your health care provider may be contacting their eligible patients directly to schedule appointments as supply allows.
  3. Your local pharmacy may offer online scheduling or have a wait list of eligible patients to be vaccinated when supply is available.
There will be enough
COVID-19 vaccinations for

Getting an Appointment

Because vaccine is limited, so are the number of available appointments. Please be patient. Vaccine supply will continue increasing over the coming weeks and months.

  • Before calling your preferred vaccine provider, check their website for information about availability and appointments.
  • Some providers only open appointments when they have supply. Online scheduling may not be available if appointments are not open.
  • Providers typically limit the number of appointments to the number of doses they are confirmed to receive.
  • Appointments fill up quickly once opened. Continue to check in regularly for new openings.

Iowans with barriers to scheduling a vaccine appointment or who do not have internet access who are 65 and older, or 64 and younger with an underlying health condition as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) here, can call 211 or (800) 244‑7431 and a vaccine navigator will assist them with scheduling a vaccine appointment. Translation services are available.

While You Wait

Until you’re vaccinated, it’s important you continue to follow public health guidance to protect yourself and others from the virus.

Get tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19

Wear a mask

Social distance

Wash your hands

Stay home if you're sick

Avoid Crowds