COVID-19

CDC committee to discuss COVID-19 vaccine next week

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(The Center Square) - The group of medical and public health experts that develops recommendations for vaccine use for the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) will meet Tuesday.

CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) posted a notice for a meeting scheduled for December 1 without any details, but officials confirmed Friday that COVID-19 vaccination would be on the agenda.

Kiowa County Public Health COVID-19 update – November 25, 2020 – 1 COVID-associated death reported

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DATA

  • Cases: 26
  • Hospitalizations: 2
  • Deaths: 1

*These are cumulative totals as of 11/24/2020 4pm

  • CASES PAST 7 days: 4
  • CASES PAST 14 days: 12
  • CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS: 0

TESTS:

Positivity rates have risen and the testing frequency is about the same. Kiowa county is currently at 7.3%, down from 9.52% last week. Our goal is to keep this <5%