More than 1,800 cases still active in Quad County Region, CCHHS says

 

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 23 new cases and 52 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region. This brings the total number of cases to 11,310, with 9,234 recoveries and 208 deaths; 1,868 cases remain active.

 


Total Cases 

Active Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

*Population

Carson City

5,928

949

4,864

115

56,546

Douglas County

2,536

445

2,058

33

49,695

Lyon County

2,766

467

2,242

57

57,987

Storey County

80

7

70

3

4,465

Quad-County

11,310

1,868

9,234

208

168,693

 

*Population information taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/


COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility- New Group

 

Starting March 10, 2021, the agriculture and food processing group will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the Quad-County Region. Individuals within this group who work in the Quad-County region can schedule an appointment now for an event on or after March 10, 2020. To schedule an appointment or to find additional information on eligibility visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccine/

 

CCHHS will continue to vaccinate those previously identified as eligible based on employment as well as those eligible in the General Population Lane, which is Quad-County residents ages 65 and older. Vaccinations are by appointment only. Proof of employment such as a badge or pay stub will be required at the time of the appointment (if eligible based on employment). Those who are eligible based on employment are to be vaccinated by jurisdiction they work in. 

 

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for Quad-County Residents 

 

Testing is for Quad-County (Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey County) residents ONLY, all others will be turned away. Testing is free of charge, no appointments or reservations. To view all upcoming events visit  https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/events/


Date

Time

Location

3/10/2021

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Storey County Emergency Management Satellite Office

20 E St, Virginia City  

3/12/2021

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Carson City Corporate Yard

549 Airport Rd, Carson City 

 

For those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions related to testing, or vaccination appointment confirmation, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 434-1988. For COVID-19 vaccine questions, eligibility questions, and assistance scheduling a vaccination appointment, call the Nevada COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at 1(800) 401-0946.


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