UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids COVID-19 Vaccine Update 3-12-21
UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids is sharing its vaccine administration progress with the community. To date, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids has administered 19,960 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes first and second doses in Linn, Benton, Cedar and Jones counties. These doses have been given to eligible individuals as directed by local health departments. These doses are being administered through St. Luke’s Employee Health, UnityPoint Clinics and UnityPoint Health Work Well Clinic.
The week of March 15, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids is expecting to receive 1,170 COVID-19 vaccine doses to administer to eligible patients.
Every day, UnityPoint Clinic is sending invitations to eligible patients to schedule their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Text messaging with a self-scheduling link is used. If a patient does not have texting capabilities or the clinic doesn’t get a response from the patient, the clinic staff call eligible patients. The vaccine is available by appointment only and there is not a wait list. We ask for your patience as vaccine supply determines how quickly we are able to vaccinate patients.