Four Corners Health Department is continuing to monitor COVID-19 cases very closely. Here is an update on what we know.
Each week, a small number of COVID tests are sequenced to determine the variants circulating the District. In the last 7 days (January 3rd-January 9th), of four COVID tests that were sent for variant testing, all four tests have been confirmed to be positive with the Omicron variant. This includes 1 case from Butler county and 3 from York. The Omicron variant has been identified in all four counties in the District and is considered the predominant COVID variant circulating at this time.
The last 14 days (December 27- January 9) saw a total of 497 cases in the District. The past 7 days (January 3 to January 9) have seen 313 new positive (lab-tested) COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District. The 7-day case total for each county is as follows:
- Butler County— 53 (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 658)
- Polk County— 28 (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 531)
- Seward County— 130 (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 751)
- York County— 102 (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 741)
Two additional deaths from December have been determined to be COVID-19 related. This was a woman in her 70’s from Polk County and a woman in her 50’s from Seward County. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 97 for the Four Corners District. Seward County has had 42 total COVID-19 related deaths, Polk County 23, York County 19, and Butler 13.
COVID vaccine clinics are held weekly at Four Corners on 2101 N. Lincoln Avenue in York on Tuesday and Friday from 12PM to 4PM. These clinics are held at Four Corners on 2101 N. Lincoln Avenue in York. All three vaccines and boosters (Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson) are offered at each clinic, including Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 and over. There is no charge for the vaccine. Registration at www.fourcorners.ne.gov is appreciated. Remember to bring your vaccine card.
Go to this Four Corners link for more vaccine options: https://fourcorners.ne.gov/programs-services-2/coronavirus-covid-19-information/covid-19-vaccine-information/
Testing is available weekly at Four Corners on Monday and Thursday from 11AM to 1PM. It is asked that you pre-register. Go to this link to register and for more information: https://fourcorners.ne.gov/programs-services-2/coronavirus-covid-19-information/
For questions or to learn more, call Four Corners at 402-362-2621 or 877-337-3573 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org