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Douglas County pop-up vaccine clinics return with back-to-school vaccinations in mind – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-07-23 15:28:39 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) —According to a news release, the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) will offer multiple COVID-19 vaccination clinics during the week of July 26th.

These will continue until August, making it easier for parents who want their children to be vaccinated when the school resumes classes.

At the beginning of the week the clinic is set up as follows:

  • Monday, July 26, George Russell Middle School, 5304 S. 172nd Street, 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 27, George Russell Middle School, 5304 S. 172nd Street, 12:30 pm-6 pm
  • For other vaccination opportunities, please visit www.douglascountyhealth.com and click on the button labeled “COVID-19 Vaccination Site”. You will find many options.

DCHD strongly recommends vaccination for all persons over the age of 12 as Delta variants continue to spread throughout the county. If you are unable to get vaccinated, consider wearing a mask in public places, especially indoors.

Douglas County receives heat recommendations on Saturday, so indoors are the place for this weekend. Check out older friends and family.

On Friday, July 23, the Douglas County Health Department confirmed that 63 additional COVID-19 positive tests had been received since midnight the day before. The total number of positive cases reported since March 2020 is 72,933.

The Ministry of Health has not received a new death certificate in the past day. The total number of pandemic-related deaths in Douglas County remains 737. According to the latest local hospital report received yesterday afternoon (Thursday), medical and surgical beds occupy 77%, 335 beds are available, and adult ICU beds are available with 93 beds. 73% rate. There were 35 inpatients diagnosed with COVID-19, 14 of whom received adult ICU-level care. Three more COVIDs-19 were interested (usually waiting for test results). Six people who were confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19 were on mechanical ventilation.

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