Rock Island County, IL

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Rock Island County Health Dept. reports ‘no new cases’ of COVID-19

ROCK ISLAND Co., Ill. (KWQC) - Rock Island County Health County officials on Tuesday announced no new reported cases of COVID-19 in the county. “We are happy there are no new cases to report today,” county health department Administrator Nita Ludwig said in a release. “We feel that our vaccination efforts are working to keep people protected from infection. Please get vaccinated at your earliest opportunity so that we can help end this pandemic.”
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COVID-19 Numbers Are Dropping

Administrator Nita Ludwig is glad there are no new cases to report, saying vaccinations are working to keep people from getting infected. 39% of all Rock Island County residents have been fully vaccinated. 46% of residents 12 and older, that's all who are eligible, are fully vaccinated. And 71% county...
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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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A cyclist who was hit by a car and killed Thursday has been identified. Debbie L. Schroder, 78, of Moline was hit on the 3600 block of 70th Street Court, Moline, Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson said. When Moline police were called at 9:35 a.m., Schroder was trapped under...
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