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GALENA–Sandra Schleicher, county public health administrator, has requested more doses of COVID vaccine from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). These doses will not be available … more
GALENA–As of Feb. 5, Jo Daviess County reported 1,555 cases of COVID-19 since last spring. There have been 17 new cases since Feb. 1. Approximately, 1,530 of those are recovered. There have … more
GALENA–Requesting more doses, finding volunteers, establishing a call center, communicating more effectively with the public. All of these topics were on the minds of Peg Dittmar and Tracy … more
GALENA–In what feels like a scene from a science fiction movie, Jo Daviess County residents anxiously sit, glued to a computer screen in hopes of being lucky enough to land a rare dose of … more
GALENA–The vaccination landscape is changing rapidly for the Jo Daviess County Health Department as the vaccine rollout and allotment is updated and changed. The department is asking for … more
GALENA–As of Sunday, Jan. 17, Jo Daviess County has reported 1,481 cases since the spring. There have been 50 new cases since Jan. 11. Approximately 1,400 of these cases have recovered. There … more
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department has been focusing on communicating information about vaccinations to the public, but information has been slow filtering down from the state … more
GALENA–As of Monday, Jan. 11, Jo Daviess County reported 1,426 COVID cases since the spring. There have been 10 new cases since Jan. 8 and 41 new cases since Jan. 4. This is the most in a week … more
GALENA–As of Monday, Jan. 4, Jo Daviess County reported 1,385 COVID cases since the spring of 2020. There were 7 new cases since Dec. 31, and 21 new cases since Dec. 28. This is the lowest … more
No sooner had Bill Bingham, Galena Emergency Medical Service District coordinator, received his COVID-19 vaccination, than he was telling colleagues that he could hardly wait for his second shot, … more
GALENA–As of Monday, Dec. 28, Jo Daviess County reported 1,362 COVID cases since the spring. There were 10 new cases since Dec. 23 and 34 new cases since Dec. 21. This is the lowest weekly … more
To keep residents connected with family and friends during the pandemic , Galena Stauss Senior Care Community recently added two visiting booths, one at the nursing home and another at the assisted … more
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