North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 15 new COVID-19 cases in the district since last reporting period on 4/15/2021: 4-Antelope, 0-Boyd, 1- Brown, 0-Cherry, 2-Holt, 0-Keya Paha, 7-Knox, 1-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.
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. An update of the district vaccinations administered can be found here below:
· 3,360 Partially vaccinated
· 9,882 Fully vaccinated
· 29.33% of the population 16 and older completing vaccination series.
Still have questions regarding the vaccines? Getvaccineanswers.org is a great resource for wanting to know more and getting informed.
New Directed Health Measures were issued effective April 15, 2021 through May 31, 2021. To view the most updated copy of the DHM visit the DHHS website under the Directed Health Measures page and select your county. As with previous versions, the DHM includes information on quarantine, isolation, precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, how to monitor compliance, and exposure information, including involving someone who partially and fully vaccinated. To review this information visit: https://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/COVID-19-Directed-Health-Measures.aspx
Case count update as of 04/19/2021 at 3:00 PM: 4,448 Total Cases (TC), 4,251 (R), 73 Deaths (D), and 68 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: 596, R: 551, D:7
Boyd: TC: 187, R:183, D:3
Brown: TC 280, R: 274, D:4
Cherry: TC: 430, R: 422, D:8
Holt: TC: 894, R: 838, D: 15
Keya Paha: TC: 51, R: 49, D: 0
Knox: TC: 1,144, R: 1,102, D: 13
Pierce: TC: 715, R: 681, D: 21
Rock: TC: 154, R: 151, D:2