North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 28 additional cases across the district: 8-Knox, 6- Holt, 5- Antelope, 1-Boyd, 6-Pierce, and 2-Brown.

NCDHD is pleased to share 46 recoveries across the district from last week’s recovery reporting; 21- Knox, 7-Antelope, 8-Pierce, 2-Holt, 2-Cherry, 4-Rock, 1-Brown, and 1-Boyd.

The NCDHD TestNe clinics will resume this week with the following remaining on the schedule:

  • Wednesday, September 30th in Niobrara at the Trading Post from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.
  • Wednesday, September 30th in Valentine at the Cherry County Hospital from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

Pre-registration on for a testing time is preferred, but not required. Testing at these events is free.

NCDHD will also be hosting a drive through public influenza vaccine clinics in Niobrara on Wednesday, September 30th from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM at the Niobrara Public School parking lot and on Thursday, October 1st from 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM in O’Neill behind the NCDHD building. Due to new road construction please access the clinic through the alley behind NCDHD using the WEST entrance and remain in your vehicle. To fast track the clinic process before attending these clinics, please complete a vaccine form available on the NCDHD website homepage and have a copy of your insurance card prior to your arrival at the clinic. If needed, NCDHD will have hard copy influenza vaccine forms available as well as making copies of insurance cards as needed.

Case count update as of 9/29/2020 at 3:00 PM: 719 Total Cases (TC), 345 Recoveries (R), and 16 Deaths (D). A reminder that Total Case (TC) numbers are represented first, and of those total cases the number of Recovered (R) persons is represented second, and total case related Deaths (D) is represented third.

Antelope: TC: 92, R: 34, D: 1         

Boyd: TC: 26, R: 11                         

Brown: TC: 45, R: 12, D: 2             

Cherry: TC: 85, R: 44, D:4               

Holt: TC: 95, R: 33, D: 1

Keya Paha: TC: 2, R: 1

Knox: TC: 192, R: 105

Pierce: TC: 123, R: 75, D:8

Rock: TC: 59, R:30