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High Rate of COVID Vaccine Cancellations Concerns Iowa Providers

High Rate of COVID Vaccine Cancellations Concerns Iowa Providers
Cancel or reschedule your appointment as quickly as possible so they can give your unused dose to the next person in line.

If you need to schedule a "double shot" for the COVID vaccine, pharmacists urge you that it's best to keep the second appointment.According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, it's best to keep your second appointment at the time and location you schedule it.Those who don't show up for their second appointment leave an unused dose.LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective.

" So, you're encouraged to be patient and keep your vaccine appointments.You'll do yourself, your fellow Iowans, medical providers, and pharmacists a favor.

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