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COVID vaccine clinic with Primary Health Care

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Program Type:

Health & Wellness

Age Group:

Teens, Adults
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Program Description

Event Details

Monday, July 19 from 3 - 6 PM we are hosting a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the North Side library in partnership with Primary Health Care. Anyone age 12 and over can come to the library to get vaccinated. You will recieve your first dose at this clinic, and the second dose clinic at North Side Library will be Monday, August 9 from 3:00-6:30 PM.

Everyone who gets vaccinated at these clinics will get a free one-day pool pass from Des Moines Parks and Recreation. Registration is not required, but you can book an appointment in advance..

No documentation is required to be vaccinated. If you have insurance, please bring your insurance card to the event if possible. A language line will be available for non-English speaking individuals, and DART will provide free rides to and from vaccine clinics. Individuals ages 12-17 must have parental consent to get vaccinated, which can be provided in-person or by phone




The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.