Public Health

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are available

BV Public Health has Moderna, J&J in stock
Pfizer also offered at pharmacies

Area public health authorities have stocked thousands of COVID-19 shots in anticipation of federal authorities approving the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines as boosters. Public Health Administrator Julie Sather told The Storm Lake Times the agency’s supplies of both vaccine brands are sufficient for those who are eligible for a booster shot. She said on Thursday morning the agency […]

Food workers to get shots this week

2,300 J&J doses bound for Tyson, Rembrandt employees

Employees at area food processing plants are expected to receive up to 2,300 doses of coronavirus vaccine by the end of this week, which could bring the county’s inoculation rate up to a quarter of its Census population. Buena Vista County Public Health Administrator Julie Sather told The Storm Lake Times in an email Sunday night employees Rembrandt Foods in […]