North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 22 new COVID-19 cases in the district since last reporting period on 4/1/2021: 8-Antelope, 0-Boyd, 0- Brown, 0-Cherry, 11-Holt, 0-Keya Paha, 3-Knox, 0-Pierce, 0-Rock. NCDHD encourages district residents to continue to wear your mask in public places or where social distancing is difficult as well as practice social distancing while out in public. With recent public gatherings and school events coming up in the near future, continue to monitor for signs and symptoms for COVID-19. During this time of year many people struggle with allergies, sinus infections, and common colds. If you have any questions regarding symptoms you have developed, please call your primary care provider or the health department.
An update of the district vaccinations administered:
- 4,335 1st doses in 2 shot series administered.
- 8,010 2nd doses or 1 shot series administered.
- 23.33% of the population 16 and older completing vaccination series.
NCDHD is pleased to announce an expected shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to come in this week. This is a single dose COVID-19 vaccine. Clinics where this vaccine is available are below. You can sign up for this vaccine at the following clinics by visiting the www.ncdhd.ne.gov clicking the yellow button on the home page that will take you to the NCDHD COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up page or follow the links below.
- Wednesday, April 7th 9a-1p: O’Neill Armory Drive Thru Clinic (635 N 4th St. O’Neill- enter on the south side): https://tinyurl.com/2cce25sy
- Thursday, April 8th 1p-6p: Rock County High School- (506 US Hwy 20 Bassett): https://tinyurl.com/84fhpdf4
- Monday, April 12th 4p-6p: Plainview High School Tartan (South) Gym (301 W Pilcher Ave. Plainview-enter on the south): https://tinyurl.com/2j5k4f6k
If you have received a first dose of vaccine through an NCDHD clinic and have not received a call to schedule your second dose, please call our office to schedule an appointment.
NCDHD will be transitioning recovery reporting beginning on Thursday, April 8th. DHHS has indicated that positive cases greater than 21 days are considered to be recovered unless listed as a fatality. Reporting on recoveries will continue to be updated each Thursday in media releases.
Case count update as of 04/05/2021 at 3:00 PM: 4,377 Total Cases (TC), Recoveries-Update on 4/8 (R), 72 Deaths (D), and 58 total cases reported in the last 14 days. 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: 572, R: 497, D:7
Boyd: TC: 186, R:166, D:3
Brown: TC 278, R: 276, D:4
Cherry: TC: 430, R: 374, D:7
Holt: TC: 878, R: 730, D: 15
Keya Paha: TC: 50, R: 40, D: 0
Knox: TC: 1,126, R: 952, D: 13
Pierce: TC: 706, R: 611, D: 21
Rock: TC: 154, R: 139, D:2