January 24, 2022—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update

January 24, 2022—Four Corners Health Department COVID-19 Update

Four Corners reports that we are now in a surge of new COVID cases, believed to be due to the Omicron variant arriving in the health district.

The past 7 days (January 17 – 23, 2022) have seen 901 new positive (lab-tested) COVID-19 cases in the Four Corners District.  This is an increase over the previous week’s total of 614 for January 10 – 16.

The 7-day case total for each county is as follows:

  • Butler County—161  (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 1,998)
  • Polk County—81   (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 1,535)
  • Seward County—269   (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 1,553)
  • York County—390 (7 day case rate/100,000 population = 2,832)

COVID-Related Deaths

There are 7 deaths which occurred in December 2021 and January 2022 determined to be COVID-19 related:

  • A Butler County woman in her 70’s
  • A Polk County man in his 90’s
  • A Polk County woman in her 70’s
  • A Butler County man in his 80’s
  • A York County woman in her 80’s
  • A Polk County man in his 70’s
  • A York County woman in her 60’s.

This brings the current total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 104 for the Four Corners District.  Seward County has had 42 total COVID-19 related deaths, Polk County 26, York County is at 21, and Butler at 15.

Four Corners Health Department holds walk-in vaccine clinics every week, offering Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.  Boosters, first and second vaccine doses are available every Tuesday and Friday at the Four Corners Health Department:

  • At 2101 N. Lincoln Ave in York
  • From 2-4 PM Tuesdays and 12-4PM Fridays
  • There is NO CHARGE for the vaccine.

For the District, clinic times and locations, and how to get a vaccine, are listed at https://fourcorners.ne.gov/programs-services-2/coronavirus-covid-19-information/covid-19-vaccine-information/.

You can also get a free COVID-19 test at the Four Corners Health Department on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 am to 1 pm in the North West Parking Lot.  A signup and more information for a free test can be found on the Four Corners website.

For any questions, please contact Four Corners at 402-362-2621 or visit the website at www.fourcorners.ne.gov.