Vaccine clinics in Whittemore, Swea City and Algona

Kossuth County is set to receive a shipment of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which only requires one dose. An online registration link is available on the Kossuth Regional Health Center website ( on the COVID-19 information page.

A limited number of Johnson and Johnson doses will be available. Clinics will be held on Friday, April 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Whittemore Fire Station, in Swea City at the United Methodist Church, and in Algona at Ernie Williams Harley Davidson Building on Highway 18.

Online registration is available for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinics only. The Call Center will continue to be available for scheduling Moderna vaccine appointments.

The Call Center will be open on Thursday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to noon to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Wednesday, April 14. The Call Center phone number is 515-395-9111.

Individuals interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine are encouraged to sign up for whatever type is available to them the soonest, as additional allocations of Johnson and Johnson are not guaranteed for Kossuth County.

Individuals age 18 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals who are homebound and unable to attend a vaccine clinic may call 515-295-4450 and press 1 to talk with public health staff to determine if they meet the criteria to receive the vaccine in their home.

For COVID-19 updates and vaccine information, call the Kossuth County Public Health hotline at 515-295-4450 or visit



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