Thursday Sept. 22 COVID-19 update: Iowa deaths exceed 10,000 – WOWT

(WOWT) – Here are today’s updates from data reports on new cases along with other COVID-19 stats as reported by medical officials across Nebraska and western Iowa.

Keep scrolling to locate a vaccination clinic in your area.

Nebraska data snapshot

The Nebraska Department of Health insurance and Human Services provides COVID-19 data updates generally every week via its Respiratory system Illness Dashboard, located on the Nebraska Public Health Atlas. That dashboard doesn’t include data on COVID-19 hospitalizations or deaths, hospital capacity, or vaccinations.

CASES &amp POSITIVITY: Testing figures over the condition declined by about 1,800 previously week, from your adjusted 16,166 tests a week ago to 14,262 tests by Saturday. In the same time frame period, positivity rates fell from 12.1% to 10.3%.

About last month, it had been 14.8% two several weeks ago, it had been 17.5%. The greatest recorded positivity rates throughout the COVID-19 pandemic happen to be 23.2% in the finish of April 2020 and 23.4% in mid-The month of january 2022.

RSV and influenza figures, available too around the dashboard, stay at reduced rates in Nebraska, though RSV rates ongoing to improve, reaching a higher of 5.2% for that year up to now on Saturday. Influenza positivity rate saw a small increase to .4%.

Pottawattamie County data snapshot

The next details are from data dated Tuesday on the Iowa Department of Public Health website, which no more includes hospitalization and hospital capacity data.

DEATHS: The IDPH website was reporting two additional COVID-19 deaths for that county previously week, getting the dying toll to 329 people. IDPH provides no demographic details about COVID-19 deaths on its dashboard.

The web site also signifies the condition recorded 83 COVID-19 deaths previously week, getting the pandemic dying toll to 10,051 people.

CASES: IDPH data implies that 69 installments of COVID-19 happen to be confirmed in Pottawattamie County previously week. The county’s pandemic totals are actually 31,005 positive tests and 26,571 cases.

The web site also implies that the typical per 100,000 individuals the county is 105.1 cases, up from 154.5 cases reported the other day which 98 positive tests were reported previously 7 days.

VACCINATIONS: IDPH removed its data on vaccinations between August.

Douglas County update

The Douglas County Health Department continues to be reporting COVID-19 data two times weekly, issuing updated stats on Mondays and Thursdays.

DEATHS: The department reported two recent COVID-19 deaths on Thursday.

“A vaccinated man as well as an unvaccinated man, both over 75 have left,” the discharge states.

The neighborhood COVID-19 pandemic dying toll now is 1,185 people.

CASES: DCHD also reported Thursday that 226 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since Monday’s report. Last year, DCHD was reporting that 176 cases have been confirmed within the previous 24 hrs.

The newest situation figures decreased the seven-day average from 67 cases on Monday to 67 cases — the cheapest it’s been since May 5. The DCHD dashboard indicated Thursday the moving seven-day average per 100,000 people decreased from 82.3 cases by the other day to 74.6 cases by Wednesday.

The most recent recent cases bring the neighborhood pandemic total to 169,314 cases. The Douglas County COVID-19 dashboard also signifies the last recorded quantity of reinfections for any rotating 7 days ending was 84 cases.

POSITIVITY RATE: The DCHD COVID-19 dashboard signifies the neighborhood positivity rate what food was in 11.9% by Saturday, lower from your adjusted 15.7% reported a few days prior. About last month, it had been 17.4% about two several weeks ago, it had been 21.7%. About last year, it had been 7.7%.

The DCHD dashboard on Monday indicated the city level was “low.”

HOSPITALIZATIONS: As recently Wednesday, area hospitals were taking care of 130 COVID-19 patients, lower from 134 patients reported Monday. Of individuals patients, three were pediatric patients 20 adult patients were in ICUs and eight everyone was on ventilators. Furthermore, two adult patients were waiting for the outcomes of the COVID-19 test.

About last year, DCHD was reporting 193 area COVID-19 hospitalizations.

HOSPITAL CAPACITY: Area hospital capacity fluctuates based on staffing levels. As recently Sunday, hospitals were 82% full with 245 beds available, up from 174 reported Thursday. Area ICUs were 87% full with 37 beds available, up from 20 reported Thursday. Pediatric ICUs were 90% full with 13 beds available — four less than reported Thursday. Last year, local hospitals were 89% full with 151 beds available, and ICUs were 85% full with 43 beds available.

VACCINATIONS: The county’s COVID-19 dashboard indicated slight increases in certain vaccination data since Monday.

Up to now, 6,379 pediatric doses — for a long time 6 several weeks to four years — happen to be administered within the county, leading to 5.7% of Douglas County children for the reason that age bracket being fully vaccinated.

Vaccination figures among other age ranges demonstrated nearly no changes from recent surveys. Up to now, 67.6% of Douglas County residents are vaccinated with 57.3% of qualified residents, fully vaccinated residents ages 5 and older, receiving their third dose. Of youth ages 5-11, 41.2% are vaccinated and 69.6% of county youth ages 12-17 are fully vaccinated.

VACCINATION BREAKTHROUGH: DCHD reported its last update on COVID-19 vaccination breakthrough rates for that county on its dashboard at the end of August: The breakthrough situation rate what food was in 11.8% with 45,359 breakthrough cases confirmed within the 383,135 fully vaccinated people of people ages 5 and older. The breakthrough dying rate was .051%, with 194 deaths verified among breakthrough cases within the county.

The dashboard now includes a notice referring users to the CDC COVID Data Tracker for further data.

Vaccination clinics

Nebraska DHHS

Federal Retail Pharmacy Program: Pharmacies in and close to the Omaha-metro area presently taking part in this program include:

  • Medicine Man Pharmacy, 15615 Off-shore St. Suite 8, Omaha NE 668118
  • ViaRx, 825 N. 90th St., Omaha NE 68114
  • Walmart, 3010 E. 23rd St., Fremont NE 68025

Retail pharmacy vaccine sign-ups: Baker’s CVS Hy-Vee Kohll’s Kubat Sam’s Club Walmart

Douglas County

Here is a listing of the Douglas County COVID-19 vaccination clinics scheduled with this week, including child vaccination clinics at area schools. All clinics are available to the general public for just about any approved shot within the vaccination series as indicated below. Individuals planning to obtain a booster shot should bring their vaccination card.

  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Clair Memorial U . s . Methodist Church, 5544 Ames Ave. – COVID boosters for a long time 12+
  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Douglas County Health Department, 1111 S. 41st. St. – Pediatric series for a long time 6 several weeks and older &amp boosters for a long time 5-11
  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Millard North Senior High School, 1010 S. 144th St. – COVID boosters for a long time 12+
  • Drive-through clinic from 4-7 p.m. in the Salem Baptist, found at 3131 Lake St. – COVID boosters for a long time 12+

About Text Nebraska

The Douglas County Health Department is encouraging residents who test positive for COVID-19 to cooperate with Text Nebraska to be able to assist in preventing further spread from the virus.

If you’re age 19 or older, have lately tested positive for COVID-19, and provided a cell phone number when subscribing to your test, you will probably get a text in the Nebraska Department of Health insurance and Human Services telephone number 1-844-774-7604 that prompts you to definitely have a survey. Adding time for your phone’s directory will ensure that the phone or provider doesn’t measure the level like a junk e-mail call.

“It isn’t junk e-mail and it is safe to reply,” DCHD stated inside a Thursday news release, noting the survey is totally digital and doesn’t need you to consult with anybody.

“Text Nebraska happens in touch tracing, which is where one can help,” Health Director Dr. Lindsay Huse stated within the release. “Your fact is needed as the amount of cases causes it to be impossible for the staff to maintain the demand.”

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Report home test results

Douglas County Health Department on Monday advised residents to report the outcomes of the home COVID-19 tests for them online at

“Look for that blue box labeled ‘Report A COVID-19 Home Test,’ then do as instructed,” the department demands.

In-home appointments

DCHD helps individuals homebound to obtain vaccinated, scheduling in-home appointments for those three adult vaccination varieties, for just about any shot within the series.

To set up this, call the DCHD information helpline at 402-444-3400.

OneWorld child vaccination clinics

OneWorld offers COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for a long time 5 and older in the following clinics:

Walk-ins are recognized on the first-come, first-offered basis or call 402-734-4110 to create a scheduled appointment.

Children’s Hospital

Children’s Hospital is intending to offer dedicated COVID-19 vaccination clinics for around per month, beginning by Thursday, November. 11 — or sooner, if they’re provided the doses before that.

  • 5-7 p.m. Thursdays at West Village Pointe and Spring Valley offices
  • 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays at West Village Pointe and Spring Valley offices

After Saturday, 12 ,. 11, pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations is going to be available by appointment at any Children’s Hospital location.

  • Tuesday and Thursday appointments offered at the Mission Village location, 16909 Q St. Call 402-955-7575 or 402-955-SHOT (7468) for available occasions.
  • Thursday and Friday appointments offered at the Dundee location, 4825 Dodge St. Call 402-955-7676 or 402-955-SHOT (7468) for available occasions.

Nebraska Medicine

Nebraska Prescription medication is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at clinics in a number of retail pharmacies and health centers round the Omaha-metro.

NebMed will give you vaccinations by appointment at:

For individuals searching for walk-in appointments, Pfizer vaccinations is going to be offered at these outpatient pharmacies:

  • Bellevue Health Center, found at 25th Street and Highway 370, will offer you vaccinations from 8 a.m. to five p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays
  • Durham Outpatient Center, found at 45th and Emile roads, will offer you vaccinations from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. weekdays and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for fun on saturday

Novavax vaccinations can be found at these outpatient pharmacies:

  • Lauritzen Outpatient Center, found at 40th and Leavenworth roads, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays
  • UNL Health Center, found at 550 N. 19th St. in Lincoln subsequently, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m.-noon

Pfizer vaccinations for kids ages 6-12 can be found at Lauritzen Outpatient Center, found at 40th and Leavenworth roads, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Around Omaha

SOUTH OMAHA: Testing and vaccinations can be found at OneWorld, found at 4920 S. 30th St. Call 402-734-4110 to create a scheduled appointment for vaccinating anybody age 12 and older.

CHARLES Came HEALTH CENTER: Call 402-451-3553 to schedule a scheduled appointment.

CHURCH CLINIC: Metropolitan Community Chuch of Omaha will host a stroll-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to two p.m. Saturdays. No ID is needed, however a parent or protector should be present in the clinic with teens ages 12-18.

MCC FORT OMAHA: Vaccinations will also be distributed Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha campus, found at 5300 N. 30th St. Appointments is going to be made through the county’s vaccination registry.

TOTAL WELLNESS: DCHD has worked with Total Wellness, found at 9320 H Court, to determine a vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to three:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

VETERANS: Any qualified veterans can acquire COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters in the Omaha Veterans administration Medical Center’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics’ walk-in hrs from 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. weekdays. Appointments may also be scheduled online.

Sarpy/Cass health district

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department has lists scheduled vaccination clinics for those COVID-19 vaccine doses, including pediatric and infant doses, in the health district, noting that many are by appointment.

The department offers the foremost and second doses of Pfizer and Modern vaccines, Manley &amp Manley (Janssen) single doses, and booster doses of three vaccines.

To make a scheduled appointment, call 833-998-2275 or 531-249-1873.

The department offers immunization clinics at Midlands Medical Building One, found at 11109 S 84th St, Suite 1820, in Papillion, NE 68046

  • 4-7 p.m. around the first Thursday from the month
  • 9 a.m.-noon around the second, third, and 4th Thursdays from the month

Pottawattamie County

The Pottawattamie County Public Health Department no more hosts COVID-19 vaccination clinics, rather advocating residents to get their shots at area pharmacies.

Free take-home test kits can be found at:

  • Pottawattamie County Public Health Department office, found at 600 S. 4th St., Suite 100, in Council Bluffs
  • All Care Health Center, found at 902 S. Sixth St. in Council Bluffs
  • Super Saver Pharmacy, found at 1411 N Broadway in Council Bluffs
  • CHI Health Clinics
  • Methodist Health Clinics
  • Avoca Journal-Herald Newspaper
  • City Halls in Carson, Carter Lake, Macedonia, Oakland, Treynor, Underwood, and Walnut

Three Rivers health district

Three Rivers Public Health Department has walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics at:

  • Children ages 6 several weeks to four years: From 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the Three Rivers office at 2400 N. Lincoln subsequently Ave. in Fremont.
  • Ages 5 and older: From 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays in the Three Rivers office at 2400 N. Lincoln subsequently Ave. in Fremont.
  • In Wahoo: The 3 Rivers clinic in Lake Wanahoo, found at 1320 E. 31st St., is available to walk-ins from 9 a.m. to three p.m. on the foremost and third Mondays from the month.

Off-line help

METHODIST HEALTH INFORMATION: The vaccine can be obtained for the most part Methodist Physicians Clinic locations. Appointments for that vaccine are suggested and could be produced by calling 402-354-CARE.

NEBRASKA VACCINE HOTLINE: Nebraskans can call 531-249-1873 or toll-free at 833-998-2275 for additional info on the state’s COVID-19 vaccination process and also to get help with registering for a vaccination appointment.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HELPLINE: Local COVID-19 information, in Spanish and British, can be obtained from 9 a.m. to three p.m. weekdays, aside from holidays. Call 402-444-3400 for help.

IOWA VACCINE HOTLINE: Iowans who require help to locate a vaccine appointment can call 211 for help or 1-800-244-7431. Older or home-bound Iowans can contact Connections Area Agency on Aging at 712-328-2540 or 1-800-432-9209. For multilingual assistance, call 1-877-558-2609.

NATIONAL HOTLINE: To check on vaccine availability in your neighborhood, call the nation’s COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-232-0233.

Resource links

Where you’ll get an evaluation: Douglas County

Vaccine sign-up: Douglas County Sarpy/Cass Three Rivers Nebraska

Vaccinations at hospitals: Nebraska Medicine Methodist Health System Children’s Hospital

Retail pharmacy vaccine sign-ups: Hy-Vee Walmart Sam’s Club Baker’s Kohll’s CVS Kubat

Vaccine information: Douglas County Douglas County clinics Nebraska Iowa Pottawattamie County Mills County Fremont County

COVID-19 dashboards: Douglas County Sarpy County Three Rivers Health District Lancaster County Bryan Health Nebraska Iowa Worldwide

COVID-19 risk dials: Douglas County Lincoln subsequently-Lancaster County quick search: COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine

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