Hawkeye encourages everyone to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as it not only protects you from the side effects of COVID-19 but it protects our entire community. Many of the students, faculty, and staff around you live with young children or people with compromised immune systems who are not able to be vaccinated.
Vaccines Available at the Student Health Clinic
Both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and boosters are available at the Student Health Clinic. Please bring your vaccination card for a booster dose.
The CDC recommends boosters for everyone over the age of 18 and allows for mixing and matching of doses.
Appointments are recommended.
- Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00 – 3:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccines are safe. The FDA has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in individuals 16+ years of age.
COVID-19 vaccines were developed using science that has been around for decades.
COVID-19 vaccines are not experimental. They went through all the required stages of clinical trials. Extensive testing and monitoring have shown that these vaccines are safe and effective.
COVID-19 vaccines have received and continue to undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. Learn more about how the federal partners are ensuring COVID-19 vaccines work.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective. They can keep you from getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. Learn more about the different COVID-19 vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccines help keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19.
- Getting vaccinated yourself may also protect people around you, particularly people at increased risk for severe illness.
See the CDC's full article, Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Iowa Department of Public Health Vaccinate Iowa website: Information about the vaccine, who is eligible, and how to get vaccinated.
Vaccines are also available on a walk-in basis at several pharmacies and clinics. See where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine in Black Hawk County.
CDC website: Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination
- CDC website: Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Call 211: Iowans can call 211 for assistance in answering COVID-19 questions and scheduling vaccine appointments, as vaccines are available, at the nearest Hy-Vee location. The 211 service is designed for those without Internet access and provided through a partnership with the State of Iowa, Hy-Vee, and 211.
Multilingual Resource Videos: EMBARC, Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center, has created videos with information about COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines. The videos are offered in several languages including English, Burmese, Spanish, French, Swahili, Kirundi, Mizo Chin, Karen, and Karenni.