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Floyd Valley Clinics Will Begin Offering Vaccinations

May 14, 2021

(Le Mars) As the guidelines with vaccine administration continue to evolve, Floyd Valley Clinics is happy to announce that beginning on May 24, 2021 vaccination appointments will be offered directly through the three clinics (Le Mars, Marcus and Remsen).  Vaccines available will include Moderna and occasionally Johnson & Johnson, which are both authorized for patients 18 years of age and older.

 

Appointments are required and can only be made by calling your primary care provider directly or the clinic at 712.546.8113.  Please bring a form of ID such as a driver’s license and your insurance information as there will be an administration fee, which is covered by most insurance providers.  You may also request a vaccination during a scheduled visit with your provider.

 

Those vaccinated will be required to remain for 15 minutes of observation after receiving the vaccine, with 30 minutes of observation being recommended for patients who have experienced a severe allergic reaction in the past, such as to other vaccines, oral medications, foods, bees, etc.

 

The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccines are not currently recommended in:

  • Individuals under 18
  • Individuals with a known history of a severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of any of the COVID-19 Vaccines.
  • Individuals with a severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic, etc.) to any prior vaccine or other SC/IM/IV injection. However, if individuals experienced a less severe reaction vaccine is recommended.

 

 

Floyd Valley Community Health Offers Pfizer Vaccine

May 13, 2021

(Le Mars) As authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), Floyd Valley Community Health will begin offering Pfizer vaccine appointments to anyone 12 years of age or older beginning the week of May 17th. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 712.546.3335. These vaccinations will be offered at no charge.

 

Those vaccinated will be required to remain for 15 minutes of observation after receiving the vaccine, with 30 minutes of observation being recommended for patients who have experienced a severe allergic reaction in the past, such as to other vaccines, oral medications, foods, bees, etc.

 

Appointments for follow-up will be made for 21 days after the initial vaccination.  Individuals that have received both shots of a two-dose series, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or a single injection of Johnson & Johnson are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after the final vaccination.

 

The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is not currently recommended in:

  • Individuals under 12
  • Individuals with a known history of a severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine (see Full EUA Prescribing Information at www.fda.gov ).
  • Individuals with a severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic, etc.) to any prior vaccine or other SC/IM/IV injection. However, if individuals experienced a less severe reaction vaccine is recommended.

 

 

Floyd Valley Healthcare Announces COVID-19 Updates

As COVID testing has declined from peak use and the number of immunized Plymouth County residents continues to increase, Floyd Valley Clinics will be adjusting a few COVID-related patient protocols.  Wednesday, March 31st will be the final day for the Floyd Valley Clinics Test Iowa site. This will also be the final day for the Respiratory Care Clinic in its current North Entrance location.

 

For those that are experiencing COVID-suspected symptoms, you will now be seen in the Floyd Valley Clinics (Le Mars, Marcus and Remsen). When making your appointment, please be sure to alert your care team to all of your symptoms. When arriving for your appointment, please utilize the Respiratory Care designated parking, call the number on the sign and remain in your car until being called by the care team. If needed, a COVID test can be ordered by the provider.  A deep cleaning of exam rooms will be performed between patients to assure patient safety.

 

For those needing a COVID test prior to travel, please call either your care team directly or the Le Mars Clinic Lab at 546-3426. We will be offering PCR testing ($175) and an antigen testing ($40). Please be sure to confirm with your airline and/or destination which test they require. These tests will be performed by appointment only in the clinic lab.  Please enter the West Entrance to check in and register.

 

COVID-19 vaccinations will continue to be offered based on allocation from the Iowa Department of Public Health.  Floyd Valley Healthcare has expanded the vaccination guidelines to include anyone 18 years of age or older that lives, works or doctors in Plymouth County. We recommend that appointments be made HERE. For those that do not have access to a computer, you may call 712.546.3646.

 

We know many of you are experience COVID fatigue, but we ask that you continue to wear masks in public, limit large social gatherings and remain vigilant with hand hygiene. We are working hard to keep our communities safe, please continue to do your part as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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