A few Rivers Community Well being Division announced Thursday that COVID-19 hospitalizations and fatalities are on the increase.

“We are viewing that unvaccinated 30-calendar year-olds are filling up our hospitals as swiftly as vaccinated 80-yr-olds,” Terra Uhing, executive director of Three Rivers Public Health and fitness Office, stated in a produced assertion. “We know that the COVID-19 vaccinations are a software to help protect against severe health issues – so make sure you consider getting vaccinated if you are not already.”

The health and fitness section, which serves Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties, introduced Thursday that there has been 5 new COVID-19-relevant fatalities in the district. This delivers the overall COVID-19-associated fatalities in the health district to 160.

In the earlier 7 days, 195 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the wellness district. In the previous 14 days, 570 cases have been discovered.

Dodge County has experienced 97 circumstances in the previous 7 days though Saunders and Washington counties every have experienced 49. There have been 314 COVID-19 cases in Dodge County in the earlier 14 days. Saunders County has experienced 132 circumstances although Washington County has claimed 124 cases.

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There are currently 272 hospitalized COVID-19 sufferers in the Omaha Metro Health care Coalition. Of people 272 COVID-19 patients, 53 are on ventilators.

Out of 298 whole ICU beds in the OMHC, only 28 are currently available.

3 Rivers is offering all COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) at its wander-in clinics. That consists of vaccines for ages 5-11.

Approaching clinics include:

  • Dec. 3: Midday to 3:30 p.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. (young children only), 3 Rivers Clinic, 2400 N. Lincoln Ave., Fremont.
  • Dec. 4: 8 a.m. to noon, Logan See General public Universities, 2163 County Highway G, Hooper.
  • Dec. 5: 2-4 p.m., Blair United Methodist Church, 1656 Colfax St., Blair.
  • Dec. 6: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A few Rivers Wahoo Clinic, 1320 E. 31st St., Wahoo and 3:30-6:30 p.m., Johnson Crossing Educational Middle, 200 Johnson Rd., Fremont.
  • Dec. 7: 3:30-6:30 p.m., 3 Rivers Clinic, Fremont.
  • Dec. 8: 3:30-6:30 p.m., Washington Elementary College, 515 S. Wide St., Fremont.

3 Rivers is encouraging everybody ages 18 and older to get a COVID-19 shot, possibly when they are six months following their initial Pfizer or Moderna sequence or two months just after their original J&J vaccine.

If you are homebound or call for special lodging and wish to obtain a COVID-19 take a look at or vaccine, simply call 402-704-2245.

If you or another person you know desires assets these as accessibility to food stuff, assistance with rent, or other requires, get to out to Three Rivers Community Health Worker, Evelyn, at 402-704-2255.

The 3RPHD Info Dashboard is current every single weekday and can be discovered at: https://www.threeriverspublichealth.org/COVID-19/COVID-19-Updates.

For thoughts or extra details about COVID-19, get in touch with A few Rivers at 402-727-5396, e-mail [email protected] or pay a visit to www.threeriverspublichealth.org.

By Ellish