Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

37% Of Panhandle Adults Vaccinated; One New Case Here

Panhandle Public Health District reported Kimball County has only one new COVID-19 case for the past week. The surrounding counties of Cheyenne and Scotts Bluff have increased numbers, with six and 17 new cases, respectively.

Just over 37 percent of the Panhandle adults have received the COVID vaccine, and doses are still arriving in the area. The required second doses of Moderna, plus 1,800 doses will be available this week. Anyone over 18 can get the vaccine now.

In the immediate future, the Pfizer vaccine will be arriving in the Panhandle, and that vaccine is available to 16- and 17-year...