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COVID-19

COVID-19 delta variant circulating in Webster County

As new cases of COVID-19 begin to increase, as well as the introduction of new strains and variants of the virus, public health officials across the state are encouraging residents who have not yet been vaccinated to make an appointment to do so. “It is important to get vaccinated,” said ...

Reaching rural populations

The Webster County Health Department has been busy in its effort to help more residents receive a COVID-19 vaccination. On Wednesday, outreach clinics were held in Dayton, Lehigh, Harcourt and Gowrie to help accomplish that goal. “It’s going really well,” said Kelli Bloomquist, ...

Webster County mask mandate expires

The mask mandate for Webster County expired last week as more Iowans continue to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The mandate expired because the Webster County Board of Supervisors voted to extend it only through April 17. The board did not meet on Tuesday. The mandate could be discussed ...

Daniel Pharmacy offering vaccines

Daniel Pharmacy has 500 COVID-19 vaccines available this week to anyone over the age of 18. Go to the link below to schedule an appointment. The link can also be found on the Daniel Pharmacy Facebook page. https://login.nowaitinside.com/#/booking/iGTfze1bQccxDXkkKG4y3WoC

Johnson & Johnson clinic expanded

Webster County Health Department is expanding Friday’s Johnson & Johnson one-dose clinic. Eighty spots have been added after 100 spots were quickly filled Wednesday afternoon. Appointments for Friday’s clinic will open today at 1 p.m. and will be taken online only. Log on to ...

Vaccine clinic is Thursday

Webster County Health Department will host a vaccination clinic on Thursday, from 4-6:30 pm at Crossroads Mall in Fort Dodge. The COVID-19 vaccination clinic is for anyone age 18 or older. Approximately 690 appointment slots are available. All appointment slots will be made available on ...