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Saline County Lagging in Vaccinations

Todd Pittenger18 hours ago
Saline County is lagging behind statewide COVID vaccination numbers. About 43 percent of Kansans have received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control reports that Kansas has administered over 2 million the COVID-19 vaccine. About 43% of Kansans have received at least their first dose, with nearly 33% fully vaccinated. Locally, ...

11 New COVID Cases, 1 New Death

Todd Pittenger19 hours ago
There are 11 new COVID cases in Saline County, and one new new death. According to the Saline County Health Department's COVID Dashboard, there have now been 6,240 total cases with 75 cases currently active. There have now also been four confirmed cases of The UK variant, B.1.1.7. The total number of community members who have lost ...

COVID Vaccination Clinics Planned

Todd Pittenger19 hours ago
A couple of walk-in vaccination clinics are planned in the next couple of weeks in Salina and Saline County. The Saline County Vaccination Collaboration team will be at the National Guard, 2929 Scanlan Road, on Thursday, May 13th from noon till 6. They will be giving second dose of Moderna vaccinations to those who walked in ...

13 New COVID Cases, 2 New Deaths

Todd Pittenger3 days ago
There are 13 new COVID cases in Saline County, and two new new deaths. According to the Saline County Health Department's COVID Dashboard, there have now been 6,229 total cases with 74 cases currently active. The total number of community members who have lost their lives to this deadly virus is now 111. Salina Regional Health Center reports ...

26 New COVID Cases

Todd Pittenger1 week ago
There are 26 new COVID cases in Saline County, and no new deaths. According to the Saline County Health Department, there have now been 6,202 total cases with 63 cases currently active. The total number of community members who have lost their lives to this deadly virus is 109. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have five ...

7 New COVID Cases

Todd Pittenger1 week ago
There are 7 new COVID cases in Saline County, and no new deaths. According to the Saline County Health Department, there have now been 6,176 total cases with 52 cases currently active. The total number of community members who have lost their lives to this deadly virus is 109. Salina Regional Health Center reports they currently have three ...

15 New COVID Cases, 1 New Death

Todd Pittenger2 weeks ago
There are 15 new COVID cases in Saline County, and the first new death since March 22nd. According to the Saline County Health Department, there have now been 6,169 total cases with 64 cases currently active. The total number of community members who have lost their lives to this deadly virus is 109. Salina Regional Health Center reports ...

32 Percent of Saline County Vaccinated

Todd Pittenger2 weeks ago
About 32 percent of Saline County residents have now been vaccinated against COVID-19. The goal is to vaccinate at least 70 percent. According to the Saline County Health Department, they have now vaccinated over 17,400 members of the community against COVID-19 thus far. Because of the availability of the vaccine now, the JC Penney vaccination site is ...

Counties Turning Down Vaccine Shipments

Metro News2 weeks ago
Most Kansas counties are turning down new shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine. Sixty-two counties across the state will not get new vaccines this week because officials say not enough unvaccinated residents want the shot. As of Wednesday, nearly 37 percent of Kansas residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Rural Saline County Vaccination Sites Rescheduled To Wednesday

Jeremy Bohn2 weeks ago
Three vaccination sites that were previously planned in Saline County communities have been rescheduled. According to Salina Family Healthcare Center, they are hosting three rural Saline County vaccination clinics on Wednesday, April 21. Moderna vaccinations are given on a first come first serve basis. Second doses will be given on May 19 at the same locations/times. The clinic ...

Seven New COVID Cases In Saline County, No Deaths

Jeremy Bohn2 weeks ago
There are seven new cases of COVID-19 in Saline County, however, there are no new deaths to report. According to the Saline County Health Department, as of their Monday report, there has been 6,145 total cases of the virus since last April, with 52 currently active. Meanwhile, deaths continue to remain steady with 108 total. There ...

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