North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) has been made aware of 15 new COVID-19 cases in the district since last reporting period on 7/26/2021.
NCDHD has been releasing new videos with the series called COVID CHAT to address COVID related misconceptions, facts, frequently asked questions and more. Look to our social media channels and website for videos to be uploaded each Thursday.

NCDHD has the following clinic times available for walk-ins during the noted times below. If you already have a scheduled appointment time for a clinic on this list, please arrive at that scheduled time. Please note any location updates. These clinics will be dispensing Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and/or Moderna vaccine. Please note by the location which clinic will be offering which vaccine.
Week of Aug 2-10 2021

Valentine High School Parking lot Pfizer, J&J 10:30-11:30 a 4-Aug
Santee High School Parking Lot Pfizer, J&J 10:30-11:30 a 5-Aug
Osmond High School Parking Lot Pfizer, J&J 1:30 p-2:30 p 5-Aug

Following the FDA and ACIP recommendations, NCDHD has continued offering Pfizer vaccine to anyone 12+. If you are interested in this opportunity, please reach out to NCDHD at 402.336.2406.
If you have received a first dose of COVID vaccine through an NCDHD clinic and have not received a call to schedule your second dose, please call our office. Still have questions regarding the vaccines? is a great resource for wanting to know more and getting informed.
Vaccine by the numbers from all sources including Federal reporting: Bureau of Prisons (BOP), Department of Defense (DOD), Indian Health Service (IHS) and Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
• total doses administered: 34,788
• fully vaccinated: 17,380
• partially vaccinate: 333
• 16+ vaccinated: 48.4
• Total NCDHD district population vaccinated: 38.9%
Test Nebraska Clinics have ended as of June 28th. Still needing a test? Testing can most readily be accessed through traditional healthcare access points as of July 1st. Reach out to your primary care provider for more information.

If you are a non-healthcare facility interested in free, routine PCR testing for COVID-19, visit to learn more about the Expanded Testing program managed by the Midwest Coordination Center. Eligible groups include public/private schools, nursing homes, shelters, correction facilities, youth-serving organizations, childcare centers, youth summer camps, etc. If you have any questions regarding this testing opportunity, please feel free to contact our office.

Case count update as of 8/2/2021 at 3:00 PM: 4,590 Total Cases (TC), 4,472 (R), 74 Deaths (D), and 26 total cases reported in the last 14 days. NCDHD is no longer able to release county-based data in our districts due to HIPPA standards. Previously, we were granted special privileges to release the county-based information. Those special privileges expired July 31st, 2021. If interested in county-based data, it is still available on the CDC’s website at Please keep in mind that this data tracker is updated once weekly, and it does not keep count of any type of antigen or rapid test. It only has data based on PCR tests.