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More Community COVID-19 vaccination sites planned the next 2 weeks

More Community COVID-19 vaccination sites planned the next 2 weeks

COVID-19 cases on the rise, best form of protection is the vaccine

July 26, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) and community partners have several Community COVID-19 vaccine sites in Washoe County scheduled for the next two weeks.

Appointments are available, but not required, for each of the below sites by going to our website or calling 775-328-2427.

Homebound vaccines are available as nurses can come to your house to administer the vaccine – schedule an appointment by calling 775-328-2427.

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    • Sparks Methodist Church, 1231 Pyramid Way, Sparks, Noon-2 p.m.
    • Boys and Girls Club, 3905 Neil Rd., 4-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021
    • Boys & Girls Club, 325 W. Patrician Dr., Reno, 4-6 p.m.
    • Lazy 5 Regional Park, 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks, 5-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 29, 2021
    • Boys and Girls Club, 2680 E. 9th St., Reno, 7-9 a.m.
    • Great Basin Brewing Company, 846 Victorian Ave., Sparks, 3:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, July 30, 2021
    • Food Truck Friday at Idlewild Park, 2055 Idlewild Dr, Reno, 4-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 31, 2021
    • Washoe County Health District, 1001 E. 9th St., Building B lobby, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021
    • Virginia Lake near playground, Lakeside Drive & Eastshore Drive, Reno, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021
    • Lazy 5 Regional Park, 7100 Pyramid Way, Sparks, 5-7 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 6, 2021
    • Food Truck Friday at Idlewild Park, 2055 Idlewild Dr, Reno, 4-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021
    • Washoe County Health District, 1001 E. 9th St., Building B lobby, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Please follow our Twitter and Facebook pages for any updates to these vaccine events

 

With the rise of recent Delta variant cases, Washoe County Health District and state health officials are urging those who are unvaccinated to consider receiving the vaccine in order to protect yourself, and those closest to you, from the newest variant. The COVID-19 vaccine is proven to reduce the chances of contracting, or being hospitalized from, COVID-19 and the Delta variant. The Delta variant is the most dominant in Washoe County and most people hospitalized with the Delta Variant are unvaccinated.

The vaccine is also readily available for your convenience at the Reno-Sparks Livestock and Events Center (sign up for an appointment here) or at your local drug store. Children between the ages of 12-17 must have a parent with them when receiving the vaccine.

Next drawing for Vax Nevada Days is set for July 29

More than $5 million in cash and prizes will be given to Nevada residents who receive the COVID-19 vaccine before Aug. 15. For more information regarding rules and prizes please visit https://www.vaxnevadadays.org.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s. 

1 muerte adicional relacionada con la variante de COVID-19 Delta, un hombre en sus 30 años no vacunado, y sin condiciones de salud subyacentes

1 muerte adicional relacionada con la variante de COVID-19 Delta, un hombre en sus 30 años no vacunado, y sin condiciones de salud subyacentes

100 nuevos casos de COVID-19 de la variante Delta reportados desde la semana pasada; 218 en total

Julio 22, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro Regional de Información está reportando una muerte adicional relacionada con la variante Delta del COVID-19 en el condado de Washoe. El fallecido es un hombre de unos 30 años sin condición de salud subyacente y que no había sido vacunado contra el COVID-19.

A continuación, se presentan algunos números actualizados de la variante de COVID-19 Delta en el condado de Washoe.

  • 4- Total de muertes relacionadas con la variante de COVID-19 Delta reportadas el Condado de Washoe desde el 1 de julio; los cuatro casos no habían recibido la vacuna contra el COVID-19.
  • 218- Se han reportado casos totales de la variante de COVID-19 Delta en el condado de Washoe, que son 100 más desde el informe de la semana pasada.
  • 19- Casos de la variante Delta hospitalizados; 17 de esos casos no fueron vacunados.
  • 66- Casos activos de Delta que aun no se han recuperado.

“Aquellos que no han recibido una vacuna contra el COVID-19 tienen el mayor riesgo de contraerse, ser hospitalizados y morir de COVID-19”, dijo Kevin Dick, oficial de salud del distrito en el condado de Washoe. “Los que están optando por no vacunarse están contribuyendo en gran medida al aumento de casos. El Estado de Nevada y el Condado de Clark han restablecido las medidas de mitigación de COVID-19 para frenar este reciente aumento y podríamos vernos obligados a considerar acciones similares si estos aumentos continúan”. 

Según el tablero de Nevada Health Response COVID-19, la tasa de positividad de las pruebas en el condado de Washoe es de un 7.7%, que se ha más que duplicado en los últimos 30 días. La  media móvil de 7 días para los nuevos casos por día está en 45, que se ha duplicado en los últimos 14 días.

Según la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada (NHA) hay 39 pacientes hospitalizados en el condado de Washoe que están confirmados o sospechosos de tener COVID-19, lo que supone un aumento con respecto a los 22 del 10 de junio. NHA dijo que el 64% de las camas de hospital con licencia están ocupadas en el condado de Washoe.

El tablero estatal informa que el 56.51% de los residentes del Condado de Washoe de 12 años o más están completamente vacunados y el 48.17% de todos los residentes del Condado de Washoe están completamente vacunados. Como recordatorio, las personas completamente vacunadas ya no tienen que ponerse en cuarentena si se exponen a un caso infeccioso y permanecen libres de síntomas. Los que no están vacunados deben hacer cuarentena si están expuestos.

Las vacunas contra el COVID-19 son seguras y eficaces para la protección contra el COVID-19; sin embargo, los individuos vacunados deben ser conscientes de que ninguna vacuna es 100% efectiva. La transmisión de COVID-19 está ocurriendo a niveles sustanciales en el condado de Washoe y sigue existiendo el riesgo de que las personas vacunadas puedan infectarse si están expuestas a otras personas con la enfermedad. Si bien las posibilidades de infectarse son mucho menores que si un individuo no está vacunado, el riesgo de infección se multiplica si los individuos tienen múltiples exposiciones a través de sus actividades. El riesgo de hospitalización o muerte para las personas vacunadas es extremadamente bajo, incluso si se infectan. 

Se insta a los residentes mayores de 12 años a vacunarse lo antes posible y a considerar la información de fuentes confiables al tomar la decisión de vacunarse. Las vacunas están disponibles y se proporcionan de forma gratuita, independientemente del seguro o el estado migratorio.     

La vacuna contra el COVID-19 se ofrece todos los lunes, miércoles y viernes en el Centro de Eventos Ganaderos Reno-Sparks de 8:30 a 11:30 a.m. son bienvenidos sin cita previa, pero se recomiendan citas. Suscríbete a una cita aquí.

Las farmacias locales y las tiendas de comestibles también están ofreciendo la vacuna. Vea una lista completa aquí.

Si está mostrando síntomas de COVID-19, debe  quedarse en casa,  aislarse de los demás y hacerse una prueba de  COVID-19 con el Distrito de Salud.

Hay varios eventos comunitarios de vacunas contra el COVID-19 esta semana que se pueden encontrar aquí, incluido el viernes en los parques Idlewild y Rock y el Sábado en Northern Nevada PRIDE en Wingfield Park.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/, nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s. 

1 additional COVID-19 Delta variant-related death reported – unvaccinated male, 30s, no underlying health conditions

1 additional COVID-19 Delta variant-related death reported – unvaccinated male, 30s, no underlying health conditions

100 new COVID-19 Delta variant cases reported since last week; 218 total

July 22, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is reporting an additional COVID-19 Delta variant-related death in Washoe County. The deceased is a male in his 30s with no underlying health conditions and had not been vaccinated for COVID-19.

Below are some updated COVID-19 Delta variant numbers in Washoe County:

  • 4 – Total COVID-19 Delta variant-related deaths reported in Washoe County since July 1; all four cases had not received the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 218 – Total COVID-19 Delta variant cases have been reported in Washoe County, which is 100 additional since the report last week.
  • 19 –Hospitalized Delta variant cases; 17 of those cases were not vaccinated.
  • 66 – Active Delta cases have yet to recover.

“Those who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine have the greatest risk of contracting, being hospitalized and dying from COVID-19,” said Kevin Dick, District Health Officer in Washoe County. “Those who are choosing not to get vaccinated are contributing greatly to the increase in cases. The State of Nevada and Clark County have both reinstated COVID-19 mitigation measures to curb this recent surge and we might be forced to consider similar actions if these increases continue.”  

According to the Nevada Health Response COVID-19 dashboard, the test positivity rate in Washoe County is a 7.7%, which has more than doubled in the last 30 days. The 7-day moving average for new cases per day is at 45, which has doubled in the last 14 days.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association (NHA), there are 39 hospitalized patients in Washoe County who are confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19, which is up from 22 on June 10. NHA said 64% of licensed hospital beds are occupied in Washoe County.

The state dashboard reports that 56.51% of Washoe County residents 12 years and older are fully vaccinated and 48.17% of all Washoe County residents are fully vaccinated. As a reminder, fully vaccinated persons no longer have to quarantine if exposed to an infectious case and remain symptom free. Those who are unvaccinated must quarantine if exposed.

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for protection against COVID-19; however, vaccinated individuals should be aware that no vaccine is 100% effective. COVID-19 transmission is occurring at substantial levels in Washoe County and there remains a risk that vaccinated individuals can be infected if they are exposed to others with the disease. While the chances of being infected are much lower than if an individual is not vaccinated, the risk of infection is multiplied if individuals have multiple exposures through their activities. The risk of hospitalization or death for vaccinated individuals is extremely low even if they do become infected. 

Residents 12 and older are urged to get vaccinated as soon as possible, and to consider information from reliable sources when making the decision to be vaccinated. Vaccinations are readily available and provided free of charge regardless of insurance or immigration status.     

The COVID-19 vaccine is being offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Sign up for an appointment here.

Local pharmacies and grocery stores are offering the vaccine as well. See a full list here.

If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, you need to stay home, isolate from others, and get a COVID-19 test with the Health District.

There are several community COVID-19 vaccine events this week that can be found here, including Friday at Idlewild and Rock parks and Saturday at Northern Nevada PRIDE at Wingfield Park.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.

 

Esta semana están previstos varios sitios comunitarios de vacunación contra COVID-19

Esta semana están previstos varios sitios comunitarios de vacunación contra COVID-19

El aumento de la variante Delta incrementa la necesidad de vacunación

Julio 20, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – Esta semana, El Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe (WCHD) y socios comunitarios estarán llevando a cabo varios sitios comunitarios de vacunación contra COVID-19 dentro del Condado de Washoe.  Los Puntos Comunitarios de Dispensación (PODs) esta programados para llevarse a cabo en el Parque Regional Lazy 5, dos lugares del Club de Boys and Girls y el Parque Idlewild durante viernes de Food Trucks.  Se aceptan visitas sin cita, pero se pueden hacer citas aquí https://vax4nv.nv.gov/patient/s/.

Vacúnate Nevada también está organizando una clínica de pruebas y vacunas contra COVID-19 en el evento Pride del Norte de Nevada el sábado en el Parque Wingfield.

  • Miércoles, Julio 21, 2021 – WCHD
    • Club Boys & Girls, 1090 Bresson Ave, Reno, 4-6 p.m.,
    • Parque Regional Lazy 5, 5-7 p.m.
  • Jueves, Julio 22, 2021 – WCHD
    • Club Boys & Girls, 1300 Foster Dr., Reno, 7-9 a.m.
  • Viernes, Julio 23, 2021 – WCHD
    • Viernes de Food Trucks en el parque Idlewild, 2055 Idlewild Dr, Reno, 4-7 p.m.
    • Vacúnate Nevada en asociación con Plan de Salud Silver Summit, Parque Rock, 1515 S. Rock Blvd, Sparks, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Sábado, Julio 24, 2021 – Vacúnate Nevada
    • Vacúnate Nevada estará administrando pruebas y vacunas contra COVID-19 en PRIDE del Norte de Nevada en el parque Wingfield, 2 S. Arlington, Reno, de las 10 a.m. a 6 p.m. Más detalles aquí.

Con el aumento de casos recientes de la variante Delta, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe y los funcionarios de salud estatal urgen a los que no se han vacunado a que consideren vacunarse con el fin de protegerse a sí mismos y a sus allegados de la nueva variante.  La vacuna contra COVID-19 ha comprobado reducir el riesgo de contraer o ser hospitalizado debido a COVID-19 y su variante Delta.  La variante Delta es la más dominante en el Condado de Washoe además la mayoría de las personas hospitalizadas con dicha variante esta sin vacunarse.

Los PODs del viernes de Food Trucks y el parque Lazy 5 estarán administrando las vacunas Janssen (Johnson y Johnson) y Pfizer.  El Club de Boys & Girls administrará la vacuna Pfizer.  La vacuna Janssen solo requiere una dosis mientras que la vacuna Pfizer requiere una segunda dosis tres semanas después.  El Distrito de Salud regresará a los sitios del Club de Boys & Girls tres semanas después de la fecha de administración, los días 11,12, 17,18, y 19 de agosto en varios clubes de Boys & Girls alrededor del Condado de Washoe.  Aprenda más aquí.

La vacuna también está disponible para su conveniencia en el Centro de Eventos Livestock de Reno-Sparks (programe su cita aquí) o en su farmacia local.  Los niños entre 12-17 años deben tener a un padre presente al vacunarse.

Próximo sorteo de Vax Nevada Days está previsto para el 22 de julio

Mas de 5 millones de dólares se están otorgando a quienes se vacunen contra COVID-19 antes del 15 de agosto. Para más información sobre reglas y premios favor de visitar https://www.vaxnevadadays.org.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/, nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s.

Several Community COVID-19 vaccination sites planned for this week

Several Community COVID-19 vaccination sites planned for this week

Rise of Delta variant increases need for vaccinations

July 20, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – This week, Washoe County Health District (WCHD) and community partners will be holding several Community COVID-19 vaccine sites throughout Washoe County. The Community Points of Dispensing (PODs) are scheduled to take place at Lazy 5 Regional Park, two Boys and Girls Club locations and Food Truck Friday at Idlewild Park. Walk ins are welcome and appointments can be made at https://vax4nv.nv.gov/patient/s/.

Immunize Nevada is also hosting a COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinic on Friday at Rock Park in Sparks and at Saturday’s Northern Nevada Pride event at Wingfield Park.

  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021 – WCHD
    • Boys & Girls Club, 1090 Bresson Ave, Reno, 4-6 p.m.,
    • Lazy 5 Regional Park, 5-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 22, 2021 – WCHD
    • Boys & Girls Club, 1300 Foster Dr., Reno, 7-9 a.m.
  • Friday, July 23, 2021 – WCHD
    • Food Truck Friday at Idlewild Park, 2055 Idlewild Dr, Reno, 4-7 p.m.
    • Immunize Nevada in partnership with SilverSummit Health Plan, Rock Park, 1515 S. Rock Blvd, Sparks, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 24, 2021 – Immunize Nevada
    • Immunize Nevada will be providing COVID-19 vaccines and testing at Northern Nevada PRIDE at Wingfield Park, 2 S. Arlington, Reno, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More details here.

With the rise of recent Delta variant cases, Washoe County Health District and state health officials are urging those who are unvaccinated to consider receiving the vaccine in order to protect yourself, and those closest to you, from the newest variant. The COVID-19 vaccine is proven to reduce the chances of contracting, or being hospitalized from, COVID-19 and the Delta variant. The Delta variant is the most dominant in Washoe County and most people hospitalized with the Delta Variant are unvaccinated.

PODs Food Truck Friday and Lazy 5 park will be administering the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) and Pfizer vaccines. The Boys and Girls club POD will be administering the Pfizer vaccine. The Janssen vaccine requires just one dose while the Pfizer vaccine requires a second dose three weeks later. Washoe County Health District will return to the Boys and Girls Club site three weeks from the date of administering on Aug. 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at various Boys and Girls clubs around Washoe County. Learn more here.

The vaccine is also readily available for your convenience at the Reno-Sparks Livestock and Events Center (sign up for an appointment here) or at your local drug store. Children between the ages of 12-17 must have a parent with them when receiving the vaccine.

Next drawing for Vax Nevada Days is set for July 22

More than $5 million in cash and prizes will be given to Nevada residents who receive the COVID-19 vaccine before Aug. 15. For more information regarding rules and prizes please visit https://www.vaxnevadadays.org.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s. 

El Distrito de Salud no tiene recomendación actualizada de tapabocas para el Condado de Washoe

El Distrito de Salud no tiene recomendación actualizada de tapabocas para el Condado de Washoe

WCHD apoya la decisión de SNHD de recomendar tapabocas para los residentes del Condado de Clark en entornos públicos

Julio 16, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 provee declaración de parte del Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe con respecto al uso de tapabocas en el Condado de Washoe. El Distrito de Salud del Sur de Nevada anuncio hoy que los tapabocas están recomendados tanto para los que están vacunados como lo que no lo están en el Condado de Clark cuando se encuentren en espacios interiores concurridos.

En este momento no hay recomendación actualizada con respecto a tapabocas en el Condado de Washoe.  De acuerdo con la Directiva del gobernador y la guía de los Centros de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades, si no está completamente vacunado y tienes más de 2 años de edad, debe usar tapabocas en lugares interiores públicos, y en general, no se requiere usar tapabocas en entornos al aire libre.

“La tasa de casos de COVID-19 y las hospitalizaciones en el Condado de Washoe son mucho más bajas per cápita que las del Condado de Clark, por lo que el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe no tiene planes para dar tal anuncio en este momento,” dijo Kevin Dick, el Oficial del Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe.  “El Condado de Washoe, sin embargo, ha visto un aumento significativo en la cifra de casos de COVID-19 que han ocurrido en la última semana y aumento en la positividad de pruebas, por lo que ciertamente no es una mala idea que las personas que esta vacunadas usen tapabocas para mayor protección de la propagación de COVID-19.”

Dick añadió, “Se requiere que las personas que no están vacunadas usen tapabocas cuando estén en entornos públicos interiores bajo la Directiva del gobernador, pero esto no parece estar ocurriendo. Desobedecer el requisito de que las personas que no están vacunadas usen tapabocas pone en peligro innecesario a todos en nuestra comunidad.  Las personas deben vacunarse o continuar usando tapabocas.”

El promedio móvil de 7-dias para nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe es de 34.5.  Se espera que ese promedio aumente – tres de los últimos seis días se ha reportado 40 o más casos diarios de COVID-19.

Según la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada, 64% de las camas de hospital con licencia en el Condado de Washoe está en uso.  se han confirmado o sospechado treinta y cuatro de los pacientes hospitalizados en el Condado de Washoe tienen COVID-19.  Comparativamente, en el Condado de Clark, 96% de las camas de hospital con licencia están en uso y se ha confirmado o sospechado que 770 de los pacientes tienen COVID-19.

La tasa de positividad de pruebas, según el Boletín de la Responsiva Sanitaria de Nevada, es de 5.9% después de estar al 2.9% el 13 de junio.

El Distrito de Salud recomienda que todos los residentes se vacunen contra COVID-19 lo más pronto posible.  Las vacunas han probado ser efectivos contra la variante Delta y son la solución para prevenir transmisión, hospitalizaciones, y muertes debido a COVID-19.

La vacuna contra COVID-19 se ofrece todos los lunes, miércoles, y viernes en el Centro de Eventos Livestock de Reno-Sparks de 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Se aceptan visitas sin cita, pero se recomienda hacer cita.  Programe su cita aquí.  Las vacunas son gratis y están disponible a todos los de 12 años o mayores sin importan su estado migratorio.

Las farmacias locales y las tiendas de comestibles también están ofreciendo la vacuna.  Vea una lista completa aquí.

Con la variante Delta circulando, que es dos veces más contagiosa que el virus de COVID-19 el pasado julio, y con casi la mitad de la población sin vacunarse, los residentes están vulnerables a rápidos aumentos en casos y hospitalizaciones como hemos visto que está ocurriendo en el Condado de Clark.  Vea más información sobre COVID-19 en  nuestro boletínSi está mostrando sintomas de COVID-19, necesita quedarse en casa, aislarse de otros, y hacerse una prueba de COVID-19 con el Distrito de Salud.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/, nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s.

 

Health District has no updated mask recommendation in Washoe County

Health District has no updated mask recommendation in Washoe County

WCHD supports SNHD’s decision to recommend masks for Clark County residents in public settings

July 16, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is providing a statement from the Washoe County Health District in regard to mask wearing in Washoe County. The Southern Nevada Health District announced today that masks are recommended for unvaccinated and vaccinated people in Clark County when in crowded indoor spaces. 

There is no updated mask recommendation in Washoe County at this time. Per the Governor’s Directive and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention guidance, if you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places, and in general, you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor settings.

“COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations in Washoe County are much lower per capita than Clark County, so the Washoe County Health District does not have plans for such an announcement at this time,” said Kevin Dick, District Health Officer in Washoe County. “Washoe County, however, has seen a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases occurring over the past week and rising test positivity, so it is certainly not a bad idea for people who are vaccinated to wear masks for further protection from the spread of COVID-19.

Dick added, “People who are unvaccinated are required to wear masks when they are indoors in public settings under the Governor’s Directive, but this does not appear to be occurring. Disobeying the requirement for unvaccinated individuals to wear masks unnecessarily endangers everyone in our community. People should get vaccinated or continue to wear masks.”

The 7-day moving average for new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County is at 34.5. That average is expected to rise – three of the last six days 40 or more daily COVID-19 cases have been reported.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, 64% of licensed hospital beds in Washoe County are occupied. Thirty-four patients who are hospitalized in Washoe County are confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19.  Comparatively, in Clark County, 96% of licensed beds are occupied and 770 patients are confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19.

The Washoe County test positivity rate, according to the Nevada Health Response Dashboard, is at 5.9% after being at 2.9% on June 13.

The Health District recommends that all residents get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. The vaccines have been proven to be effective against the Delta variant and they are the solution for preventing transmission, hospitalizations, and deaths from COVID-19.

The COVID-19 vaccine is being offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Sign up for an appointment here.  Vaccinations are free and available to everyone 12 and older regardless of immigration status.

Local pharmacies and grocery stores are offering the vaccine as well. See a full list here.

With the Delta variant circulating, which is twice as contagious as the COVID-19 virus was last July, and nearly half of our population still not fully vaccinated, that population is vulnerable to a rapid increase in cases and hospitalizations as we have seen is currently occurring in Clark County. See more COVID-19 information on our dashboard. If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, you need to stay home, isolate from others, and get a COVID-19 test preferably with the Health District.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.

Actualización sobre la variante de COVID-19, Delta en el Condado de Washoe: se reportan 53 casos adicionales, 1 muerte

Actualización sobre la variante de COVID-19, Delta en el Condado de Washoe: se reportan 53 casos adicionales, 1 muerte

Total de muertes relacionadas con la variante de COVID-19, Delta subió a 3, ninguno estaba vacunado

Julio 14, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro de Información Regional de COVID-19 reportan una muerte adicional relacionada con la variante de COVID-19, Delta en el Condado de Washoe.  La difunta es una mujer en sus 50s con afección subyacente. 

Ha habido 688 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe desde marzo 2020 – tres de esos casos han sido confirmado con la variante Delta mediante la secuenciación realizada por el Laboratorio de Salud Pública del Estado de Nevada, y ninguno de los tres había sido vacunado contra COVID-19. 

Adicionalmente, reportamos 53 casos adicionales de la variante de COVID-19, Delta para un total de 118 en el Condado de Washoe.  De los 118 casos Delta, 11 fueron hospitalizados y cuatro internados en la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos (ICU).  De los 11 casos hospitalizados, solo uno se vacuno contra COVID-19.  Aproximadamente 40 casos de Delta se consideran “activos” y aun no se recuperan.

“Actualmente, la variante Delta es la cepa dominante en el Condado de Washoe y el estado de Nevada,” dijo la Dra. Nancy Diao, directora de la División de Epidemiologia y Preparación para la Salud Publica para el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe. “Nuestros investigadores de enfermedades reportan que los casos con la variante Delta están experimentando síntomas más severos que duran más de 10 días.  Todos menos un caso hospitalizado, y todos los casos fatales, infectados con la variante Delta no habían sido vacunados.  Es extremadamente importante que los residentes se vacunen contra COVID-19 lo más antes posible.”

Hoy reportamos 52 nuevos casos diarios de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe.  Este es la cifra más alta reportada desde el 6 de mayo.  El promedio de 7-días en nuevos casos es de 33.3 lo que representa un aumento de 65% en nuevos casos en solo una semana.

Con la variante Delta circulando, que es dos veces más contagiosa que el virus de COVID-19 el pasado julio, y con casi la mitad de la población sin vacunarse, los residentes están vulnerables a rápidos aumentos en casos y hospitalizaciones como hemos visto que está ocurriendo en el Condado de Clark.  Vea más información sobre COVID-19 en  nuestro boletínSi está mostrando sintomas de COVID-19, necesita quedarse en casa, aislarse de otros, y hacerse una prueba de COVID-19 con el Distrito de Salud.

Se ha comprobado que las vacunas son efectivas contra la variante Delta y que son la solución para prevenir la transmisión, hospitalización, y muerte debido a COVID-19.

Se urge a los residentes de 12 años o mayores a que se vacunen lo más pronto posible, y que consideren la información de fuentes confiables cuando tomen la decisión de vacunarse.  Las vacunas están disponibles y son gratuitas sin importar su estado migratorio.   

La vacuna contra COVID-19 se está ofreciendo todos los lunes, miércoles, y viernes en el Centro de Eventos Livestock de Reno-Sparks de 8:30-11:30 a.m.  Se aceptan visitas sin citas, pero se recomienda tener cita.  Programe su cita aquí.

Las farmacias locales y las tiendas de comestibles también están ofreciendo la vacuna.  Vea una lista completa aquí.

Hay varios eventos de vacunación contra COVID-19 en la comunidad esta semana que pueden encontrarse aquí, incluido el de hoy en el Centro Comunitario de Sun Valley del mediodía a las 5:00 p.m., Sparks Middle School de 1-4 p.m. y el parque Regional Lazy 5 de 5-7:30 p.m.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/, nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s.

COVID-19 Delta variant update in Washoe County: 53 additional cases, 1 death reported

COVID-19 Delta variant update in Washoe County: 53 additional cases, 1 death reported

Total COVID-19 Delta variant-related deaths up to 3, all were unvaccinated

July 14, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is reporting an additional COVID-19 Delta variant-related death in Washoe County. The deceased is a female in her 50s with an underlying health condition.

There have been 688 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County since March 2020 – three of those cases were confirmed to have the Delta variant through sequencing performed by the Nevada State Public Health laboratory, and none of the three had received a COVID-19 vaccine.

Additionally, we’re reporting 53 additional COVID-19 Delta variant cases for a total of 118 in Washoe County. Of the 118 Delta cases, 11 were hospitalized and four were in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Of the 11 hospitalized cases, only one received a COVID-19 vaccine. Approximately 40 Delta cases are considered “active” and have yet to recover.

“The Delta variant is currently the dominant strain in Washoe County and the state of Nevada,” said Dr. Nancy Diao, Division Director for Epidemiology and Public Health Preparedness for the Washoe County Health District. “Our disease investigators are reporting back that cases with the Delta variant are experiencing more severe symptoms lasting more than 10 days. All but one hospitalized case, and all fatal cases, infected with the Delta variant were not vaccinated. It’s extremely important that residents receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.”

Today we are reporting 52 new daily cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County. This is the highest number of new cases reported since May 6. The 7-day average of new cases is now 33.3 which is a 65% increase in new cases in only a week.

With the Delta variant circulating, which is twice as contagious as the COVID-19 virus was last July, and nearly half of our population still not fully vaccinated, residents are vulnerable to a rapid increase in cases and hospitalizations as we have seen is currently occurring in Clark County. See more COVID-19 information on our dashboard. If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, you need to stay home, isolate from others, and get a COVID-19 test with the Health District.

The vaccines have been proven to be effective against the Delta variant and they are the solution for preventing transmission, hospitalizations, and deaths from COVID-19.

Residents 12 and older are urged to get vaccinated as soon as possible, and to consider information from reliable sources when making the decision to be vaccinated. Vaccinations are readily available and provided free of charge regardless of immigration status.     

The COVID-19 vaccine is being offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Sign up for an appointment here.

Local pharmacies and grocery stores are offering the vaccine as well. See a full list here.

There are several community COVID-19 vaccine events this week that can be found here, including today at Sun Valley Community Center from noon-5 p.m., Sparks Middle School from 1-4 p.m. and at Lazy 5 Regional Park from 5-7:30 p.m.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.

 

First & second doses of COVID-19 vaccine available at three WCSD schools this week

First & second doses of COVID-19 vaccine available at three WCSD schools this week

Other vaccine events at Bower’s Mansion, Sun Valley Community Center & Little Flower Church

July 12, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Washoe County Health District, Immunize Nevada and other community partners are hosting several COVID-19 vaccine events this week.

The Health District is returning to North Valleys High School, Sparks Middle School and Wooster High this week for first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine, which is authorized for those 12 years and older (12-17 must have parent or guardian present).

The Health District and state health officials are urging unvaccinated residents to consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones from the Delta COVID-19 variant. The Delta variant, which is the dominant variant in Washoe County, is much more contagious than other variants and most hospitalized Delta cases are unvaccinated. The COVID-19 is proven to reduce the chances of contracting, or being hospitalized from, COVID-19 and the Delta variant.

Below are some community events where you can get the free COVID-19 vaccine. Walk-ins are encouraged to stop in but appointments are available to some events as well. Links below include appointment registration or more information:

Those aged 12-17 can receive only the Pfizer vaccine and must have a parent or legal guardian present to receive it.

The Health District is also providing vaccines at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. To schedule an appointment, visit our website. Appointments are not required but recommended.

Nevada is among states leading the nation in new COVID-19 cases and Washoe County is trending higher as well. The 7-day moving average for new cases in Washoe County is at 28, which is the highest it has been since May 16 (28.6) and is a 40% increase in new cases just in the last week. For more COVID-19 information in Washoe County, see our COVID-19 Dashboard.

The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect oneself and others from COVID-19 and 99% of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. in June were among unvaccinated people.

Next drawing for Vax Nevada Days is set for July 15

More than $5 million in cash and prizes will be given to Nevada residents who receive the COVID-19 vaccine before Aug. 15. The first drawing was July 8, 2021. Learn more: https://vaxnevadadays.org/

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.