COVID-19 Vaccine Update 01-21-21

Posted: Thursday, January 21, 2021 in Public Health

Today, January 21, 2021, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced changes to the Phase 1B priority population for COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, which will begin no sooner than February 1, 2021.

Regional Medical Center CEO Update

Posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Regional Medical Center

It is with a heavy heart that we update the community that our current Chief Executive Officer, Charlie Button, will be resigning from his position within the next two weeks. His resignation is a result of personal health challenges Charlie has experienced over the past year. He had planned on leading our healthcare institution for many more years into the future but needs to step back and focus on his personal health and well-being.

Delaware County Public Health: COVID-19 Weekly Active Case Count Update (as of 01/18/21)

Posted: Monday, January 18, 2021 in Public Health

As of Monday, January 18, 2021 at 8:30AM, Delaware County has 165 active positive cases of COVID-19 (an increase of 8 active cases since last Monday). The positivity rate for Delaware County is currently at 12 percent (a decrease of 1.6% since last Monday).

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 01-13-21

Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Public Health

Yesterday, January 12, 2021, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced plans for the expansion into Phase 1B as advised by the Iowa Disease Advisory Council (IDAC) no sooner than February 1, 2021. This timeline is subject to change with upcoming federal administration changes.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Public Health

COVID-19 vaccine roll-out continues in Delaware County. As required by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Infectious Disease Advisory Council, local health officials continue to follow the phased vaccine distribution guidelines by first vaccinating healthcare personnel and long-term care residents and staff.