Davenport, IAQuad-Cities Times

The week in COVID-19: There are two ways to count vaccinations

The week in COVID-19 brought news of two more virus-related deaths, the mid-July closure of the state-run testing center in Davenport and continued low new-case counts in both Rock Island County and Scott County. Rock Island County's latest seven-day positivity rate checked in at 0.8% Friday, while Scott County's rate...
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Iowa Statewho13.com

Iowa Vaccine Alerts Twitter account turns off alerts with shots widely available

IOWA CITY, Iowa — When COVID-19 vaccines were hard to come by, many people turned to the Iowa Vaccine Alerts account on Twitter to find appointments. Iowa City application developer Brian Finley created the Twitter account in early March when appointments were scarce and there was no centralized system to see what was available. On Monday, Finley announced he will be turning off the alerts. As vaccines have become widely available in Iowa, Finley says the service is no longer needed.
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Rock Island County, ILQuad Cities Onlines

Staying low: Just 8 new COVID-19 cases reported in Quad-Cities

Another day, another low COVID-19 case count. Encouraging news of the retreat of the virus continued Thursday, as health officials in Iowa and Illinois reported just eight combined new cases of COVID-19 in the Quad-Cities. The Rock Island County Health Department reported three new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, increasing the...
Scott County, IAQuad Cities Onlines

COVID-19 vaccinations in Scott Community top 75K

Scott County reached a welcome COVID-19 milestone Monday. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health, 75,972 Scott County residents are fully vaccinated. That's 45.9% of the estimated 165,224 people living in the county. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 49,647 fully vaccinated Rock Island County residents. That's 34%...
Johnson County, IAKCJJ

UI: Almost 60% of Johnson County residents partially or fully vaccinated

Almost 6 in 10 Johnson County residents have either been fully or partially vaccinated against COVID-19. That’s according to the latest COVID-19 data released by the University of Iowa. Friday’s update indicates 58.36% of all Johnson County residents have received full or partial vaccinations. That includes 52.13% who are fully vaccinated.
Davenport, IAQuad-Cities Times

COVID-19 numbers low in Quad-Cities as Memorial Day weekend arrives

With travel numbers high for Memorial Day weekend, COVID-19 numbers were low Friday. Scott County reported eight new cases, while Rock Island County reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. It's a hopeful sign of the dwindling pandemic as the daily number of airport travelers is expected to cross 2...
Iowa StateThe Trucker

Iowa 80 Truckstop to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic June 3

WALCOTT, Iowa — Iowa 80 Truckstop, known as the “World’s Largest Truckstop,” will offer a COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, June 3. This will be the second vaccine clinic offered at the site in partnership with Hy-Vee Pharmacy; the first was held May 4. No appointment is needed...
Davenport, IAQuad-Cities Times

No deaths, 24 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Quad-Cities

As the mass vaccination clinic at Milan's Camden Centre prepares to close this weekend, COVID-19 numbers reported Thursday continued to dwindle compared with recent weeks and months. Twenty-four new cases of COVID-19 were reported, split evenly between Rock Island County and Scott County, one day after just eight total cases...
Milan, ILQuad-Cities Times

Mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Milan set to close, efforts move to walk-in sites

Most of the seats in the recovery area of the Camden Centre COVID-19 vaccination clinic were empty Tuesday morning. People aren't lined up for the jab these days. The Camden Centre COVID-19 mass vaccination site will close at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Rock Island County Health Department will offer vaccinations at its Rock Island clinic twice a week starting the week of June 1.
Johnson County, IAcbs2iowa.com

Free food box and vaccine clinic in Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa — A second food box and vaccine clinic drive-thru will take place Thursday, May 27 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, from 3 to 6 p.m. There will be supplies on hand to distribute 1200 boxes. The food box will include:. A gallon of 2% milk. White cheddar...