Davenport, IA – According to the statement, a total of 798,577 people in Iowa are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
The state’s COVID-19 vaccine administration dashboard shows a total of 1,907,934 vaccine doses have been administered in the state.
Iowa public health officials said they were temporarily stopping the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine as federal health agencies investigate incidents of rare blood clots.
The Iowa Department of Public Health announced the pause at the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.
Iowa was to receive just 1,800 doses of J&J vaccine this week.