Thursday, November 25, 2021

URBANDALE, IA (IRN) – MercyOne confirms that children that got their COVID-19 vaccine shots at a mass vaccination clinic held Saturday got the wrong dose. It says 20 micrograms of the Pfizer vaccine was given to children under the age of 12 at an Urbandale clinic. That is double the correct dose, but less than an adult dose. The side effects are still minor, including sore arm, mild fever, headache, and fatigue, but may be more pronounced.

IOWA (IRN) – There were 10,346 new COVID-19 cases from Wednesday, November 17 to Wednesday, November 24, according to the state’s dashboard, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 518,859. That’s an average of 1,478 new cases per day over the last 7 days. The number of new cases is up 12% from new cases reported last week.

DES MOINES, IA (IRN) – Wells Fargo & Co. employees must prove they are vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to submit to regular testing, the company announced Tuesday.

CEDAR FALLS, IA (IRN) – Police have noticed a rising trend in car thefts and car break-ins around the Cedar Valley. In Cedar Falls, Investigations Captain Jeff Sitzmann says 20 would be a high number for the city. So far, in 2021 there have been 40. He warns people to not only lock their car doors but to make sure there aren’t any valuables in the car, including car keys.