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Posted on: October 26, 2022

[ARCHIVED] October 26, 2022 Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Countywide Response


Wednesday, October 26, 2022


New Cases

https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Reporting

  • 105* new positive cases reported since Oct. 19. 
  • Total positive cases/individuals reported to date = 29,406

* Due to the wide availability of at-home rapid tests, the results of which are usually not reported/recorded, new COVID cases are underreported. The number reported in this update is the number of new cases reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health.

New COVID-19 Cases in Dubuque County (JPG)

October New Cases by Age Group

October New Cases by Age Group (JPG)


Hospitalizations

  • 10 County Hospitalizations:  Today, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center has 8 inpatients with COVID-19 and UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital has 2 inpatient hospitalized with COVID for a total of 10 persons hospitalized with COVID in Dubuque County.

Dubuque County Hospitalizations with COVID-19 (JPEG)


Current COVID-19 Community Level = MEDIUM

COVID-19 Community Levels (JPG)

COVID-19 Integrated County View


VNA Offering Walk-In Vaccination/Booster Clinics

The CDC now recommends that everyone ages 5 years and older get an updated bivalent COVID-19 booster if it has been at least 2 months since your last booster or final primary. The updated booster provides broader protection against newer BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron variants
 
The VNA is hosting walk in COVID-19 vaccination clinics for primary series and bivalent booster doses, including pediatric bivalent boosters, at its clinic at 660 Iowa Street in Dubuque. Primary series refers to the initial COVID-19 vaccine doses and the bivalent booster dose is a version of the COVID-19 vaccine that offers protection against the original strain of COVID-19 as well as the Omicron strain, which is now the predominant variant of the virus around the world. Appointments are not required.

Clinics are scheduled for:Sleeves Up! Dubuque County (PNG)

  • Friday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
  • Monday, Oct. 31, 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
  • Friday, Nov. 11, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
  • Friday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
  • Monday, Nov. 21, 3 - 6 p.m.

Get information on other vaccine providers.


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