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Posted on: April 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Local COVID-19 Update, April 20, 2021

Dubuque County: 215 More Fully Vaccinated Individuals, 15 New Positive Individuals

Dubuque County: 215 More Fully Vaccinated Individuals, 15 New Positive Individuals

Iowa: 9,532 More Fully Vaccinated Individuals, 249 New Positive Individuals, and 7 New Deaths

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Available Vaccination Appointments

As of 1 p.m. today, COVID vaccinations appointments were available at the following Dubuque County vaccine providers:

Please keep any appointment you schedule or contact the provider to cancel if you must.  Remember that if you get the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, it's critical that you receive the second dose.

For assistance making an appointment, call the Dubuque County Sleeves Up! Call Center at 563.690.MAKE(6253).  
For links to all Dubuque County vaccine providers, visit

Walk-In/No-Appointment Vaccination Clinics This Week

  • Tuesday, April 20, from Noon - 5 p.m. at the Kennedy Mall Vaccination Clinic (Former Younker’s Women’s Store at 555 J.F.K. Rd., Dubuque). Operated by Grand River Medical Group.
  • Wednesday, April 21, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Kennedy Mall Vaccination Clinic. Operated by Grand River Medical Group.
  • Thursday, April 22, from Noon - 7 p.m. at the Grand River Center Vaccination Clinic (500 Bell St., Dubuque, in the parking garage as drive-through only). Operated by the Dubuque Fire Department.
  • Saturday, April 24, 8 a.m. - Noon at the Kennedy Mall Vaccination Clinic. Operated by the Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association & UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital.

Residents are encouraged to take advantage of these limited time opportunities.


(11 a.m. yesterday to 11 a.m. today)


  • Vaccinations Completed: 31,815
     (288 more than Sunday's total: 73 yesterday and 215 today)
  • Vaccinations Started (1st dose): 13,072

Dubuque County Residents Fully Vaccinated April 20 (JPG)


  • 18 new positive individuals since yesterday 
  • Total positive individuals to date = 13,183


  • 601 active cases in Dubuque County (4 less than yesterday)


  • No new deaths.
  • Total deaths related to COVID to date = 203
  • Underlying Cause Deaths = 189, Contributing Factor Deaths = 14


  • Dubuque County Residents Hospitalized = 8 as of Apr. 18. (2 more than Apr. 17)


  • 87 more individuals tested since yesterday
  • Past 14-day positivity average = 4.6%
  • Past 7-day positivity average = 4.1%

Please do not reply to this message.  If you have questions, please call 563-556-6200.  
For COVID-19 information specific to Dubuque County, visit

 For current statewide data, please visit

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This message is from the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team, which includes staff from the from the Dubuque County Health Department, City of Dubuque Health Department, Dubuque County Emergency Management Agency, and the Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association.

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