Spots still open for Woodbury County COVID-19 vaccine clinic, reserved for those with disabilities and care staff

COVID-19 Vaccine

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The Siouxland District Health Department still have openings available Thursday for the COVID-19 vaccine clinic on March 8.

The health department said that the openings are being reserved for those with disabilities and their attendant care staff.

For assistance in making an appointment, call 712-234-3922. To register for an appointment online, click here.

The phone bank line is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

PREVIOUS: The Siouxland District Health (SDHD) will hold the next vaccination clinic at the Tyson Events Center on March 8.

Eligible individuals belong to Tiers 1-5 of Phase 1B, which includes:

  • First responders including firefighters, police officers, and child welfare social workers
  • PK-12 school staff, early childhood education staff, and childcare workers
  • Food, agriculture, distribution, and manufacturing workers who live or work in congregate settings that do not allow for social distancing
  • Individuals with disabilities living in home settings that are dependent on attendant care staff, and their attendant care staff
  • Staff of and individuals living in congregate settings (not including college dormitories)
  • Inspectors responsible for hospitals, long-term care, and child safety
  • Correctional facility staff
  • Individuals age 65 and older
  • Phase 1A healthcare workers who have not received their first dose of vaccine

Siouxland District Health Department is working to set up opportunities for worker vaccinations, and these individuals won’t need to sign up through one of the public clinics. In addition, this group is limited to those in congregate work or living settings that do not allow for social distancing, such as workers in meatpacking, manufacturing production lines, or migrant workers who live in bunkroom-style housing.

Restaurant, grocery, and other essential workers are not included in Phase 1B unless they are also included in one of the other categories listed above.

Online registration for this clinic can be found on the Siouxland District Health Department website beginning at 3:00 p.m. on March 2.

The SDHD will have assistance available to make the appointment over the phone by calling 712-234-3922 starting at 3:00 P.M. on March 2. SDHD said the phone line is limited to those who cannot sign up online.

Officials said this clinic will likely be the last large, public clinic targeted specifically to Phase 1B in Woodbury County. Health officials are also expecting to soon be moving in Phase 1C.

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