Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine delivered to UI Hospitals & Clinics

University of Iowa Health Care is the first in the state to start vaccinating employees with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19. The vaccine was approved for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is prioritized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities.

Check out images of the delivery and employee vaccinations

  • Staff prepare the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for delivery to frontline workers at UI Hospitals & Clinics

    A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine is prepped for injection, at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine being delivered via shipment on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020

    University of Iowa Health Care received their first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • UI Health Care leaders with the first delivery of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

    University of Iowa Health Care received their first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Employee receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at UI Hospitals & Clinics

    David Conway, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics was the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine being placed in storage at UI Hospitals & Clinics

    University of Iowa Health Care received their first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Pharmacy tech prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine before giving it to another UI Health Care employee

    A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine is prepped for injection, at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • COVID-19 vaccine vials being distributed at UI Health Care

    University of Iowa Health Care received their first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Employee receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at UI Hospitals & Clinics

    David Conway, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics was the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Employee gives a thumbs up after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

    David Conway, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics was the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Employee receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at UI Hospitals & Clinics

    David Conway, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics was the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine

    A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine rests on a table at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Pharmacy tech prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

    A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine is prepped for injection, at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

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    Yana Zemkova, a resident physician at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Eva Tsalikian, MD, an endocrinologist at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine is prepped for injection, at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • A bandage is attached to a recipient’s arm following an injection of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine, at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Allison Wynes, DNP, ACNP-BD poses after receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • David Conway, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics was the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020.

  • Greg Schmidt receives vaccine

    Greg Schmidt, MD, the Director of Clinical Care Programs at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is among the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Monday, December 14, 2020.