Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

No New Virus Cases In County

 

March 4, 2021

For the Observer

Bob and Vicki Edwards come to visit Earladeen Walker – Vickie's mom – every weekday at Kimball County Manor during the pandemic no matter the weather. Rain, shine, snow and freezing temperatures, it doesn't matter. They show up at the window.

Kimball County had no new COVID-19 cases for the past week, and the Panhandle Risk Dial is in the yellow or moderate zone. The last time the area saw yellow was in October 2020.

Only Banner, Box Butte, and Grant counties are in the high category.

To date, in the Panhandle, 11,324 adults have been vaccinated, and 2,400 doses plus the required second doses will be arriving this week.

The newly approved Johnson and Johnson vaccine will come to the Panhandle next week. Officials at Panhandle Public Health District cautioned individuals not to compare the different vaccines. PPHD stated that a...



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