The City of Racine Covid-19 Update May 3, 2021
- United States: 32,445,034 confirmed, 577,314 deaths
- Wisconsin: 599,576 confirmed, 2,856,874 negative, 6,839 deaths
- Central Racine County Health Department: 13,172 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +110 from last week), 68,748 negative (+745), 210 deaths (+0)
- City of Racine Public Health Department: 9,959 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +151 from last week), 49,379 negative (+465), 118 deaths (+0)
- Racine County total: 23,131 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +261 from last week), 118,127 negative (+1,210), 328 deaths (+0)
Updates for the week of May 3:
- There are many COVID-19 vaccine options in Racine County, most of which have open appointments or are accepting walk-ins. The CDC Vaccine Finder can be found at https://vaccinefinder.org. We continue to strongly urge all residents age 16 and older to get vaccinated.
- More information on local vaccine providers can be found at the links below:
- Regency Mall community-based vaccination clinic
- Wisconsin Vaccine Registry – https://vaccinate.wi.gov
- Health care providers:
- Local pharmacies:
- Health Departments:
- As of today, May 3, nearly 40 percent of Racine County residents (78,046) have received at least one dose of the vaccine, with 31 percent of residents (61,370) completing the vaccine series. In addition, 80.4 percent of residents age 65 and older have received at least one vaccine dose.
- The CDC has issued new interim recommendations for fully vaccinated people, including relaxing use of facemasks outside. Read the new recommendations here.
- The Wisconsin National Guard continues to conduct drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Festival Hall in the City of Racine on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-register by visiting https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov/en-US/. Health care providers and pharmacies also continue to provide COVID tests. For community testing locations, call 211 or visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ community testing page.
For Racine County updates on the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit www.racinecounty.com/coronavirus. The City of Racine coronavirus webpage can be found at www.racinecoronavirus.org. The Central Racine County Health Department’s COVID-19 page is www.crchd.com/covid-19.
For national information on COVID-19, please go to the Centers for Disease Control’s website: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.
You can also find current information on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website, which has guidance that is updated regularly for travel, self-quarantine, and school districts, among other important information: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/covid-19.htm.