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Posted on: November 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] November 23, 2022 Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

Dubuque County COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Countywide Response

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:

Three Easy Ways to Find a 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:Sleeves Up! Dubuque County (PNG)

  • 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.

New Cases

  • 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.

New COVID-19 Cases (JPG)


  • 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

COVID-19 Community Levels (JPEG)

COVID-19 Integrated County View

Please do not reply to this message.  If you have general questions about COVID-19, please call 563-556-6200.

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