The Three Rivers Public Well being District reported three new COVID-19-related deaths on Monday.
On the identical time, the well being district is continuous to vaccinate extra folks towards the virus.
The well being division is vaccinating folks ages 65 and older and dealing in crucial infrastructures, aligning with state vaccine phasing and calendar estimations, stated Terra Uhing, govt director.
The well being division seeks the general public’s continued endurance as it really works via the wait record for these 65 and older in collaboration with well being care companions.
Apart from its present healthcare companions, the division will work with three new ones.
Present healthcare companions are Ashland Pharmacy, Memorial Group Hospital, Methodist Fremont Well being, Saunders Medical Heart and Scribner Drugstore.
On Monday, Uhing stated the division is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Walmart shops in Fremont and Blair and the Medication Man Pharmacy in North Bend.
Via the Federal Pharmacy Program, every Walmart location will obtain 200 doses of vaccine weekly. Medication Man Pharmacy and Ashland Pharmacy will obtain 100 doses of vaccine weekly via this program, as properly. These doses will likely be used to vaccinate these on the 65+ waitlist.