Jefferson County Public Health continues to wait for further guidance for Phase 1B and 1C priority groups. The Iowa Department of Public Health is expected to release additional information by the end of the week. JCPH is currently in the process of completing Phase 1A priority groups. Long Term Care and Assisted Living Centers that have partnered with the federal pharmacy program are scheduled to receive their vaccines the last week of January.
On Tuesday Jefferson County reported 9 additional Covid cases. Wapello County reported their 94th and 95th Covid related deaths among 17 new cases, Washington County their 31st death among 13 cases. Henry County’s only reported case was their 30th death. Davis, Keokuk and Van Buren Counties all reported 2 new cases each.