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Upward climb of area COVID-19 cases slows some | Health & Fitness

Several new mobile vaccination clinics by Three Rivers are coming up this Friday and Saturday. From 5-8 p.m. Friday, Three Rivers will be at Regency II Mobile Home Park at 807 S. Broad Street. They will be in Hooper and Herman on Saturday. From 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. they will be at the Faith Food Pantry at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 27053 County Rd. 12 and from noon-2 p.m. they will be at Herman City Park. 

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“We are happy to offer more COVID-19 vaccination clinics to our community, ensuring that everyone who desires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 can do so,” Uhing said.






Terra Uhing

Uhing


The health department has identified 13 new lab-confirmed variants of concern within the health district.

The new variants of concern are Delta variant (India): two in Dodge County, three in Saunders County, and eight in Washington County.

To date, Dodge County has a total of 43 identified variants of concern: 16 Alpha variants (U.K.), three California variants, one Gamma variant (Brazil), and 23 Delta variants (India). Saunders County has a total of 27 variants of concern consisting of nine Alpha variants, one Gamma variant, and 17 Delta variants. Washington County has a total of 37 variants of concern: 20 Alpha variants, one Gamma variant, and 16 Delta variants. This totals 107 lab-confirmed variants of concern within the Three Rivers health district.