COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 winds down in county, vac rate reaches 33.5%, 4 new cases

With the last mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic, May 12 only offering second doses of the vaccine, individuals who wish to initiate the vaccinations will need to contact their local pharmacies, Rogers Pharmacy, Hy-Vee and Walmart. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services COVID-19 vaccination dashboard, an estimated 33.5 percent or 7,397 Nodaway

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Geography with Goudge

“This week’s Covid-19 map, based on data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), displays the percent of people who have received both doses or are fully vaccinated in each state. Maine, Connecticut and Vermont lead with over 37% administered in arms followed by Massachusetts, New Mexico, Rhode Island and South Dakota.  Missouri

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Mosaic leader gives report on vaccination work

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president Since March 2020 and the onset of COVID in our region, I have authored regular articles for this paper. During that time, we have dealt with many unknowns, witnessed a steep increase in COVID numbers and now we are seeing what appears to be a sustained

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Mosaic reports mass vaccine clinics to stop; vac rate reaches 30.7%; 5 new COVID cases

Mosaic Medical Center announced the phasing out of COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics. The Maryville community vaccine events hosted by Mosaic, Northwest Missouri State University and Nodaway County Health Department have provided the opportunity to administer over 7,300 vaccines with the intent of protecting Nodaway Countians against the COVID-19 virus. For those who have not received

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Geography with Goudge

“This week’s Covid-19 map, based on data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), displays the percent of people who have received both doses or are fully vaccinated in each state.  Alaska, Maine and New Mexico lead with 31% administered in arms followed by Connecticut, Rhode Island and South Dakota.  Missouri ranks 43rd with

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Mask mandates, vaccine rates, phase 2, 3 to open, county cases

With the Maryville City Council voting, March 22, to rescind the mask mandate, Northwest Missouri State University and Maryville R-II Superintendent Becky Albrecht quickly issued statements that the mask mandates at each institution are still in affect. Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the state will activate Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, Monday,

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County health leader explains vaccine importance

By Tom Patterson, Nodaway County Health Department administrator Getting vaccinated for COVID-19, declining case numbers and hospitalizations, and relaxing of restrictions go hand and hand. The last one follows the others. And this reminds me of an idea I had early in the pandemic that it was pretty rough walking up this thing, that it

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Geography with Goudge

“This week’s map, based on data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), displays the percent of people who have received both doses or are fully vaccinated in each state.  Alaska leads with 19% administered in arms followed by New Mexico, Hawaii and South Dakota.  Missouri ranks 44th with 11% fully vaccinated and 75%

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