The Iowa Department of Public Health as allocated Scott County an extra allocation of 1,170 doses of Pfizer vaccine for administration this week to Phase 1B 65-plus priority population.
The Rock Island County Health Department on Saturday reported 12 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases as of Saturday stood at 12,857 since the pandemic began. There are 13 patients hospitalized in the county with the virus. COVID-related deaths in the county stand at 304.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday the state will move ahead with plans to expand vaccine eligibility under Phase 1B of its vaccination plan later this week.
I got my second COVID-19 shot at the TaxSlayer Center last week. It was administered by the Rock Island County Health Department. Very efficient, professional and friendly. Thanks to all of the health department workers and volunteers for caring about keeping us healthy. Great job, everyone.
The Rock Island County Health Department on Saturday reported 19 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 12,732 since the pandemic began. COVID-related deaths in the county stood at 302. There were 14 patients hospitalized in the county.
The week in COVID-19 brought what might best be described as hope tempered by 11 months of living through a pandemic.
There will be, perhaps, 200 slots available during next Tuesday's Rock Island County COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Tax Slayer Center.
Bill Horrell didn't stay home Monday in celebration of Presidents Day.
The Rock Island County Health Department on Sunday reported 19 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of cases in the count to 12,620 since the start of the pandemic. COVID-related deaths in Rock Island County remained at 302.
The Rock Island County Health Department on Saturday reported 57 new cases of COVID-19 over a two-day period. County health officials reported 25 new cases on Friday and 32 new cases Saturday. The total number of cases is 12,601 since the pandemic was announced. COVID-related deaths in the county stand at 302.
The number of new COVID-19 infections has seen a "dramatic" drop throughout the Quad-Cities since the start of January. Second-dose rates have climbed in Rock Island County. There are more places to get vaccinated on both sides of the Quad-Cities.
During Tuesday's Q-C COVID-19 press briefing, Scott County Health Department Director Ed Rivers announced a major change in how people age 65 or older will be vaccinated.
According to information provided by the Iowa Department of Public Health 1,786 Black residents of the state have received at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccination supply. Vaccination rates. Vaccination clinics moved. Postponed. Scheduled. Rescheduled.
The Rock Island County Health Department reported three more deaths Thursday, while Scott County reported another three. The Q-C's virus-linked death toll stands at 484.
Rock Island and Scott counties each reported a COVID-19-related death Wednesday.
It did not take long for the COVID-19 vaccine to get scarce in Scott County.
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 2,428 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total number of infections to 1,126,301 since the pandemic began. The state also reported an additional 40 COVID-related deaths, bringing the state’s total to 19,243 since the pandemic was announced.
The week ended on a sad note Friday, as Quad-Cities public health officials confirmed the COVID-19-related deaths of five more people, four in Scott County.
The work week ended on a somber note Friday, as Quad-Cities public health officials confirmed the COVID-19-related deaths of five more people.
The opportunity to start the two-dose COVID-19 vaccination will once again expand, as Phase 1B vaccinations start in Scott County and Rock Island County restarts its public health vaccination clinic at the Greater Q-C Auto Auction in Milan.
The Rock Island County Health Department reported its 292nd COVID-19-related death Wednesday.