Covid related news for Winneshiek County

Joint Press Release – 5-5-2021

Immediate Release                                                                 nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org May 5, 2021    1430 hour                                                                    Nancy Sacquitne RN, BSN WE NEED YOU!  GET YOUR VACCINATION! Weekly Covid-19 planning team update Please keep calling, there is a shot for you! We continue to strive for higher numbers of vaccinated individuals. Please see below on how to contact your local healthcare providers… …

Joint Press Release – 4-28-2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org April 28, 2021 Weekly Joint Planning Team Vaccine update: Come one! Come all! Let’s get ready for summer!!!! All 3 COVID-19 vaccines are available for you in Winneshiek County. Moderna and J&J (Janssen) for ages 18 and older Pfizer for ages 16 and older Help yourself, help your family and help… …

Winneshiek County Public Health Press Release – 4-26-2021

From the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) IDPH Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Ekstrand sarah.ekstrand@idph.iowa.gov (Des Moines, IA) Following the announcement today (Friday) that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have lifted the pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine,… …

Joint Press Release – 4-14-2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org April 14, 2021 Weekly Joint Planning Team Vaccine update: WE WANT YOU TO KNOW!! The FDA and CDC have “paused” the release of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine.  Six cases of a rare, but severe type of blood clot has been reported in women ranging in age between 18-48 years… …

Public Health Press Release – 4-13-2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org April 13, 2021             1430 pm                                                          Nancy Sacquitne RN, BSN Janssen (J&J) vaccination clinics on pause! Per recommendation of the FDA, CDC, and Iowa Department of Public Health, ALL Janssen (J&J) Covid-19 vaccinations scheduled in Winneshiek County have been paused at this time. This pause is appropriate and proof the national monitoring… …

Joint Press Release – 4-7-2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org April 7, 2021 Weekly Joint Planning Team Vaccine update: WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! We are asking for everyone in the community to assist in our mission!!  Please spread the word to your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers by asking them if they know where to sign up to receive a COVID-19… …

Joint Press Release – March 31, 2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org March 31, 2021 Weekly Joint Planning Team Vaccine update: SPECIAL REQUEST FROM THE PLANNING TEAM – If you have already received a COVID-19 vaccination and are still on a local provider vaccination waiting list, please contact the local provider you registered with and have your name removed from that list.  This… …

Joint Press Release – March 24, 2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org March 24, 2021 Weekly Joint Planning Team Vaccine update: The partners want to remind all that the vaccine supply remains limited with only 300 doses being received in Winneshiek County weekly and this is shared by three partners (100 doses each). The providers continue to be focused on vaccination of those… …

Joint Press Release – March 17, 2021

Immediate Release                                                                 nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org March 17, 2021 Weekly Joint Planning Team Vaccine update: Due to continued limited vaccine distribution received in Winneshiek County, we continue to focus on the completion of the 65 year and older groups along with all the remaining Phase 1b Tier groups listed below.  Winneshiek County continues to receive 300… …

Joint Press Release – March 10, 2021

Immediate Release                                                                  nsacquitne@winneshiekhealth.org March 10, 2021 Weekly Vaccine update: Weekly Joint Winneshiek County Covid Planning Team Winneshiek County Health Partners have announced that on Monday, March 22, 2021, people between 40 and 64 years old with chronic health conditions will be able to receive the vaccine as available. This will allow us to work… …