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See what it’s like to get a COVID-19 vaccine

UI Health Care faculty and staff provide an inside look at their experience as part of the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations with UI Health Care.

How Engineering Services converts hospital rooms to contain COVID-19

Randy Jenkins
Randy Jenkins, associate director for Engineering Services, talks about what it takes to convert a hospital room to one specially equipped to contain COVID-19.

Leading with courage: UI Health Care staff among first Iowans to get COVID vaccine

Allison Wynes takes selfie after receiving PfizerBioNTech COVID Vaccine
With approval by the Food and Drug Administration for the first emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine, we have the potential to reach a turning point in the fight to end the pandemic. Read more from UI Hospitals & Clinics CEO Suresh Gunasekaran, MBA.

UI Health Care begins first employee COVID-19 vaccinations with the vaccine it tested in clinical trials

Employee receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine (Comirnaty) at UI Hospitals & Clinics
Today, University of Iowa Health Care is the first in the state to start vaccinating employees with the Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine (Comirnaty) against COVID-19.