Jun 15, 2021 2:46 PM

PPHD encourages residents to get vaccinated, more virus cases reported

Posted Jun 15, 2021 2:46 PM


COVID Vaccine is available across the Panhandle; anyone 12 and older can get vaccinated. There is no charge for the vaccine.  

  1. Box Butte/Grant: https://tinyurl.com/25mwaapu | safeway.com 
  1. Walk-ins welcome 
  2.  Dave's Pharmacy: Hemingford & Alliance, Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5:30 PM  
  3. Alliance Community Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM - 6 PM 
  1. Cheyenne/Deuel: https://tinyurl.com/5b5uac8p | walmart.com | safeway.com 
  2. Dawes/Sioux: https://tinyurl.com/x5d5nnbn | walmart.com | safeway.com 
  1. Walk-ins welcome  
  2. Western Community Health Resources, Monday-Friday, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  
  1. Garden: To schedule an appointment visit vaccinate.ne.gov and a provider will call you  
  1. Walk-ins welcome  
  2. Regional West Garden County Clinic Front Desk, Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM 
  1. Kimball: https://tinyurl.com/d2u8txrs 
  1. Walk-ins welcome  
  2. Kimball Health Services, Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 4:30 PM 
  1. Morrill: https://tinyurl.com/sb8mvumm 
  1. Walk-ins welcome  
  2. Morrill County Hospital Clinic, Wednesdays, 8 AM - 4 PM 
  1. Sheridan: https://tinyurl.com/cvrmkv38 
  1. Walk-ins welcome  
  2. Gordon Rural Health Clinic, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM 
  1. Scotts Bluff/Banner: https://tinyurl.com/w6b84fkf | walmart.com | safeway.com | walgreens.com 
  1. Walk-ins welcome  
  2. Gering CAPWN Health Center, Monday-Friday, 9 AM-12 PM & 1 PM-4 PM  
  3. Scottsbluff County Immunization Clinic, Monday-Friday, 9:40 AM-12:30 PM & 1:30 PM-5:30 PM  

People who are fully COVID vaccinated will not be required to quarantine due to close contact. If you have lost your COVID vaccine card, go to https://tinyurl.com/2zh7uhhu.  

We are reporting the death of one Dawes County Female in her 80s. “We share peace and comfort with her friends and loved ones,” said Engel. 

Unified Command confirms 37 more cases of COVID in the Panhandle since last reporting on Monday, June 14. The investigations are underway, all close contacts will be quarantined. 

March 2, 2020-June 14, 2021 

  1. Total Tests Conducted: 39,529 
  2. Positive: 9,154 
  3. Last 14 days (active) cases: 35 
  4. Last week’s cases: 15 
  5. Last week’s positivity rate: 9.4% 
  6. Deaths: 197 
  7. Active Hospitalizations: 5 
  8. Total Cumulative Hospitalizations: 555 

Current COVID testing access can be found at www.pphd.org.  

The Panhandle COVID dashboard is now being updated on Mondays only prior to the 3:30pm MT briefing and available at www.pphd.org. For the most up to date information from the CDC, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Panhandle Public Health District, Region 21, 22, and 23 Emergency Management, and Scotts Bluff County Health Department are working as a unified command on this evolving situation. Essential updates will be regularly communicated to the public and community partners.  

Panhandle Public Health District is working together to improve the health, safety, and quality of life for all who live, learn, work, and play in the Panhandle.  Our vision is that we are a healthier and safer Panhandle Community. Visit our website www.pphd.org