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Drake University partners with Hy-Vee to administer 2nd Moderna doses

The clinic was only for Polk County residents who need their second dose of the Moderna vaccine.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Polk County residents who needed their second dose of the Moderna vaccine were able to get it Friday morning at the Drake Harkin Center. 

From 8:15-10:45 a.m., Hy-Vee and Drake hosted a clinic for those needing their second dose of the Moderna vaccine. They only offered the Moderna vaccine to Polk County residents needing their second shot.

"Something really important that we get to be part of today is providing that second immunization the second dose to members of our communities. So we worked really hard to make sure that no one is left behind," said vaccine administrator Lily Oram. 

Polk County is expanding vaccine eligibility to those 64 and under with preexisting health conditions on Monday.