If you have been waiting to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine, but haven't had time yet, Hy-Vee just made it a whole lot easier. On Tuesday April 27th they announced that they were no longer requiring appointments. Hy-Vee stated,

Vaccines available at all Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations with no appointment necessary.

Hy-Vee is currently administering the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. According to KCRG, nearly 1 million Iowans have been vaccinated, but doctors say more needs to be done to reach herd immunity.

A recent poll found 20 percent of Iowans say they will not get vaccinated. This comes as vaccine demand begins to decrease.

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Thankfully those who do wish to acquire the vaccine can now get it much easier. Hy-Vee also went on to list those who could be vaccinated in states that they are located in.

  • Iowa: "For Iowa residents only, Hy-Vee is currently vaccinating to the following groups: All Iowa residents 16 years of age and olderNOTE: According to Nebraska government officials, Iowa residents may NOT schedule a vaccination appointment in Nebraska."
  • Illinois: "For Illinois residents only, Hy-Vee is currently vaccinating to the following groups: All Illinois residents 16 years of age and older"

Hy-Vee is also offering information about the vaccine for those who are a bit nervous, or those who may want to know more about the vaccines. 

More information about those walk in appointments with Hy-Vee in Iowa can be found here.

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