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While dealing with an increased number of patients in local hospitals, Cerro Gordo County preparing for booster dose COVID vaccinations

MASON CITY — US health officials this week announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all…

Reynolds says new CDC masking guidance punishes those who are vaccinated

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds says it is “counterproductive” for the Centers for Disease Control to…

With school coming, Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health director suggests voluntary mask use for those under 12

MASON CITY — With the calendar soon turning to August, thoughts start to turn to the start of…

Cerro Gordo County public health director elated about Pfizer vaccine approval for 12-15 year olds

MASON CITY — The Food and Drug Administration announced on Monday that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is…

Governor sets goal of getting 75% of Iowans vaccinated by end of June

DES MOINES — Governor Kim Reynolds has set a goal of getting 65% of eligible Iowans vaccinated…

Iowa turns down 22,000 of its vaccine doses as demand wanes

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has asked the federal government to withhold more than one-quarter of…

Almost half of Iowa adults have had two-dose series of Covid vaccine

DES MOINES — The state website tracking Covid-19 vaccinations shows more than 911-thousand Iowans have had both…

Cerro Gordo County health director asks for continued patience as vaccinations open up to Iowans age 16 and older

MASON CITY — COVID-19 vaccinations were opened up this week to those Iowans age 16 and older.

All Iowans age 16 and above now eligible for COVID shots

DES MOINES — As of today (Monday), all Iowans age 16 and above are eligible for Covid-19…

Cerro Gordo County health director says supply of vaccine will be key in getting everybody vaccinated (VIDEO)

MASON CITY — Despite Governor Reynolds’ announcement Wednesday that all Iowans will be eligible for vaccinations starting April…



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