Wednesday, January 18, 2023
56 New Cases in Last 7 Days
Safety Monitoring of Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses Among Children Aged 5–11
After the CDC’s October 2022 recommendation for bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccination for children aged 5–11 years, children in this age group received approximately 953,359 bivalent booster doses from October 12, 2022, to January 1, 2023.
Early safety findings from v-safe and the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) for bivalent booster vaccination in children aged 5–11 years are similar to those described for monovalent booster vaccination. Neither myocarditis nor death were reported after bivalent booster vaccination.
VNA Offering Walk-In Vaccination/Booster Clinics
The VNA is hosting walk in COVID-19 vaccination clinics for primary series and bivalent booster doses, including pediatric bivalent boosters, at its clinic at 660 Iowa Street in Dubuque. Appointments are not required.
Clinics are scheduled for:
- Friday, Jan. 20, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Friday, Jan. 27, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 30, 3 - 6 p.m.
- Friday, Feb. 3, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Friday, Feb. 10, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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New COVID Cases
- 56* new positive cases reported since Jan 11.
- Total positive cases/individuals reported to date = 30,647
* Due to the wide availability of at-home rapid tests, the results of which are usually not reported/recorded, new COVID cases are underreported. The number reported in this update is the number of new cases reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
- No new additional deaths reported. Dubuque County's total to date is 325.
Current COVID-19 Community Level = MEDIUM
COVID-19 Integrated County View
View the CDC's latest information on Dubuque County, including Community Level, Transmission Level, Vaccination Rates, and more,
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