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COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Update

Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021 in Public Health

The FDA and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have not approved the booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine yet. Healthcare providers CANNOT begin administering booster doses beginning September 20, 2021.

COVID-19 Testing for Travel Purposes

Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 in Regional Medical Center

A frequent question received at Regional Medical Center, Regional Family Health, and Delaware County Public Health is where someone can go to get a COVID-19 test for traveling purposes. This testing option is not available locally due to supply challenges.

Delaware County COVID-19 Stats Update

Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 in Regional Medical Center

Interested in how Delaware County and the state of Iowa is doing regarding COVID-19? Take a look below at recent COVID-19 statistics.

Nationwide Shortage in Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Regional Medical Center

Currently, there is a nationwide shortage in rapid COVID-19 tests. Although this rapid testing shortage is also affecting our facilities, we want to ensure our community that we have adequate resources and testing supplies to test for COVID-19

Protect Yourself from the Flu

Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2021 in Public Health

Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, protecting yourself from influenza is very important. Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. An annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to help protect against the flu.