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Watch: Kim Reynolds holds news conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds updates the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds updates the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Johnston, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Gov. Kim Reynolds plans to speak to Iowans in a news conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Watch it in the video player above, broadcast by Iowa PBS.

Last week, Reynolds announced thatIowans 65 and older would qualify for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Feb. 1, though some counties and health providers already are providing vaccines to that age group and otherswhoare part of the Phase 1B priority group.

Phase 1A included front-line health care workers, and staff and residents of long-term care facilities. The 1B group includes Iowans 65 and older, and others that meet specific criteria, such as schoolteachers and first responders.

Who qualifies for a vaccine in Iowa?Check this chart to find out.

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