Wednesday, November 23, 2022
108 New Cases, 4 Deaths
Finding an Updated Bivalent COVID-19 Booster
The CDC recommends that people ages 5 years and older receive one updated (bivalent) booster if it has been at least 2 months since their last COVID-19 vaccine dose, whether that was:
- Their final primary series dose, or
- An original (monovalent) booster
People who have gotten more than one original (monovalent) booster are also recommended to get an updated (bivalent) booster.
To find an updated bivalent booster:
VNA Offering Walk-In Vaccination/Booster Clinics
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:
- Friday, Dec. 2, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Friday, Dec. 9, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 12, 3 - 6 p.m.
- Friday, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 9, 3 - 6 p.m.
Get information on other vaccine providers.
- 108* new positive cases reported since Nov. 16.
- Total positive cases/individuals reported to date = 29,832
* 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.
- MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and and UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital are no longer reporting weekly COVID patient counts.
- 4 additional death were reported since Nov. 16, bringing Dubuque County's total to 322.
Current COVID-19 Community Level = MEDIUM
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