COVID-19 Press Briefing - December 1, 2021

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VIDEO: December 1, 2021 - Scott County Iowa & Rock Island County Illinois Health Departments Press Briefing

COVID-19 update with:

  • Dr. Dr. Louis Katz, medical director of the Scott County Health Department
  • Dr. Toyosi Olutade, medical director of UnityPoint Health Trinity
  • Nita Ludwig, Rock Island County Health Department
  • Amy Thoreson, Scott County Health Department

Topics discussed:

  • What we know now regarding COVID-19 and the Omicron variant
  • Update from hospital systems on capacity and quickly rising COVID patient counts
  • Update on vaccination efforts
  • Reminder that masking in public, and vigilance remain our best tools
December 1, 2021