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27 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today in Mohave County

Written by The Bee News

March 2, 2021

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27 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today

Includes 1 New Death

19,109 Total Positives

554 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (March 2, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 27 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today. This includes 1 new death, not a previously reported positive case.

The one new death is a 70-79 person from the Lake Havasu City service area and is one of the 27 new confirmed positive cases.

Of the 27 new confirmed cases, there are 15 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 7 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 4 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There is 1 new case in the North County service area. There are 0 new cases in an Undetermined area of the county.

Of the 15 new cases in the Bullhead City area, 14 of them remain under investigation.  Three are 20-29; one is 30-39; two are 40-49; one is 50-59; two are 60-69; four are 70-79; one is 80-89. The 15th Bullhead City area is a 50-59 person, recovering at home and linked to another confirmed case.

Of the 7 new cases in the Kingman area, 6 of them are still under investigation.  Two are 30-39; one is 40-49; two are 50-59; one is 60-69.  The 7th case is a 50-59 individual, who is recovering at home and is linked to another case.

Three of the Lake Havasu City area cases remain under investigation.  One is 11-19; one is 20-29; one is 70-79.  The 4th Lake Havasu City area case is the death mentioned above.

The final case is one in the North County service area, a 30-39 person and the case is under investigation.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES –—–19,109

TOTAL RECOVERED: 12,459

 

Drive-Thru Vaccine Event in Bullhead City

Tomorrow

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (March 1, 2021) — Safeway Pharmacy and the Mohave County Department of Public Health are working together to conduct a special Bullhead City area vaccination event.

Event Information: Tomorroway, March 3, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Anderson Auto Group Field House, 3663 Bullhead Parkway in Bullhead City. This drive-thru event will provide 320 second doses and administer 180 first doses for a total of 500 vaccinations.

Safeway pharmacists will be administering the shots. Individuals must show proof of eligibility at the event, or they will be turned away. Those eligible include all Phase 1A healthcare workers and Phase 1B subcategories that include Protective Services Occupations, Education/Child Care workers, and those 65 Years & Older. The vaccine will only be administered to those who are currently eligible, and an appointment must be made using this link: https://kordinator.mhealthcoach.net/vcl/andersonauto

Please be prepared to show a driver’s license or other document to provide proof of eligibility. Make sure to bring both medical and prescription insurance cards, including Medicare Part B card (red, white, and blue card) if applicable. Follow all signs at the drive]thru, remain in the vehicle, and all individuals must wear a mask.

Current Mohave County Vaccination Phases:

  • Phase 1A & 1B Priority Population Vaccinations:
    • 1A – Healthcare personnel, including frontline workers at increased risk for COVID-19. – Activated/Started
    • 1A – Long-term care residents at highest risk for severe disease and death, including staff who interact with vulnerable populations. – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Protective Services Occupations – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Adults 75 and Older – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Education and Childcare Workers – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Adults 65 and Older – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Essential Services/Critical Industry Workers – Pending/Not Started
    • 1B – Adults with Risk Conditions in Congregate Settings – Pending/Not Started

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*IMPORTANT NOTE: Extra help is in place with our County COVID Call Center for the 75 Years & Older sub-category who do not have access to the Internet and/or a computer. Those individuals can now help dealing with COVID-19 information.   928-753-8665. 

The call center will also answer any other questions on COVID-19.  There are 6 people answering the calls, so please be patient. They will get to you.  Thank you!

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Mohave County Department of Public Health staff review case information for accuracy and completeness.  There are a number of reasons for the adjustments, including the removal of cases that did not have a permanent address in Mohave County, reconciliation of cases reported twice or not originally reported, and removal of probable cases.

Steps you can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19 include:

ü  Wear a mask over your nose and mouth

ü  Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you

ü  Avoid crowds

ü  Avoid poorly ventilated spaces

ü  Wash your hands often

ü  Cover coughs and sneezes

ü  Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces

ü  Stay home if you feel sick

ü  Monitor your health daily

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