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Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines Available at the Student Health Clinic

Monday, October 18, 2021

The Student Health Clinic will begin offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, October 27, and continue offering vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna every Wednesday and Thursday for free to Hawkeye students, employees, and their families.

Vaccine Qualifications

Vaccine Dose Criteria
Pfizer First, Second Age 12+ years
Pfizer Third Age 12+ years, immunocompromised, and 28+ days since second dose
Moderna First, Second Age 18+ years
Moderna Third Age 18+ years, immunocompromised, and 28+ days since second dose

Pfizer Third Dose Booster

The Pfizer vaccine is also available as a booster for those who meet these criteria:

  • 6+ months since second dose of Pfizer vaccine AND
    • Age 65+ years OR
    • Age 18+ years with underlying medical condition OR
    • Age 18+ years and working in a high-risk setting OR
    • Age 18+ years and living in a high-risk setting

Vaccines work with your immune system so your body will be ready to fight the COVID-19 virus if you are exposed to it, including variants like Delta. As the pandemic continues, vaccination is a powerful step toward taking charge of your health and preventing severe illness and death.

Appointments are highly encouraged. To schedule an appointment, call 319-296-4224.

Uncertain About the Vaccine?

If you are uncertain about the vaccine, talk to your primary care provider. Students can discuss their concerns with the Student Health Clinic Family Nurse Practitioner. All services are free and confidential for students. Schedule an appointment by calling 319-296-4224.

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe


Janel Thompson, ARNP
Student Health Clinic

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Hawkeye is working closely with Black Hawk County Health Department and continues to follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH).

A public hotline for Iowans with questions about COVID-19 is available 24/7 by calling 2-1-1 or 1-800-244-7431.

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