The City of Dubuque is hosting a weekly update on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021
257 New Positive Individuals and 1 Death Since Oct. 13
The FDA and CDC’s decision on Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 is expected in the next few of weeks. Local health care providers in Dubuque County are ordering vaccines and developing plans to accommodate vaccinations of this age group. Additional information will be shared when available.
Local Vaccination & Booster Opportunities
For current information on walk-in vaccination and booster clinics and other vaccination opportunities in Dubuque County, please visit www.dubuquecounty.org/sleevesup or call 563-690-MAKE(6253).
Vaccinations for COVID-19 began being administered in the U.S. on Dec. 14, 2020. The quick rollout came a little more than a year after the virus was first identified in November 2019. The impressive speed with which vaccines were developed has also left a lot of people with a lot of questions. The questions range from the practical—how will I get vaccinated?—to the scientific—how do these vaccines even work?
Keep reading to discover answers to 25 common COVID-19 vaccine questions.