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Vaccines (Updated 6/15/2021)The Rock Island County Health Department will host three pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week. The first will be on Wednesday from 9 am until noon at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Moline. The second will be on Thursday from 1 to 3 pm at Second Baptist Church in Rock Island. And finally, two state agencies will help offer vaccinations on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 am until 4 pm at the Bend XPO in East Moline. The Scott County Health Department offers a weekday, Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic on the 4th floor of the Scott County Administrative Center, 600 W. 4th St. in Davenport. Illinois and Iowa residents are eligible, and walk-ins are welcome.Rock Island County Health Department, 309.793.1955. Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 am until 4 pm (but not during the noon hour) at its offices at 2112 25th Ave. in Rock Island. The CDC has a Vaccine Finder website for the entire country. Click HERE for a Quad Cities area search.Find a list of local providers as curated by the QC COVID Coalition on togetherqc.comCASI, the Center for Active Seniors in Davenport, is helping Scott County residents 65 and older with online vaccine registration. The number to call is 563.386.7477.COVID-19 Testing InformationBesides checking the county health department websites, check HERE for permanent Illinois DPH test sites and HERE for mobile test sites. Community Health Care clinics in the Illinois Quad Cities and the CVS in Rock Island are included, but registration and screening are required.Go to DoINeedaCOVID19Test.com to find pharmacies that offer free testing in both Illinois and Iowa.Iowa residents can register for a free COVID-19 test at TestIowa.com. The Iowa DPH testing in Scott County is by appointment at NorthPark Mall in Davenport.Local Resources:TogetherQC - Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition ResponseRock Island County Health Department, 309.793.1955Scott County Health Department, 563.326.8618Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

New Iowa COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard Features Where to Get One

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https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/pages/vaccineinformation
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IA Department of Public Health

Even though doses of COVID-19 vaccine are scarce right now, the Iowa Department of Public Health has created a new vaccination dashboard. And it features a list of places to register to get immunized as more doses become available.

Click on "Vaccination Provider Information" and select a county on the map. The list of  providers features vaccine sites, addresses, phone numbers, and websites. 

Currently, there are 29 sites listed for Scott County including hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies. The list includes the Scott County Health Department which has already filled its appointments for a vaccination clinic on Monday, Feb. 1st at the former Sears at North Park Mall.

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Credit https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/health/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-clinic / Scott County Health Department
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Scott County Health Department

The new dashboard page also features county-level statistics about the number of vaccination series initiated and completed. So far, about 9,200 Scott County residents have had one dose and more than 2,000 have received two doses. In Rock Island County, around 7,500 residents have been vaccinated once and 1,100 have completed the two-dose series. That's according to the vaccination page on the Illinois Department of Public Health COVID-19 website.  

In addition, the Scott County Health Department has enlisted an agency to assist seniors who don't have access to the internet. CASI, the Center for Active Seniors in Davenport, is now helping people 65 and older with online vaccine registration. The number to call is 563.386.7477.

And on Monday, Feb. 1st, free COVID-19 testing will be available at the TaxSlayer Center parking lot in Moline from 8 am until 4 pm.