The City of Racine Covid-19 Update April 26, 2021
- United States: 32,244,617 cases, 577,224 deaths
- Wisconsin: 595,049 confirmed, 2,831,052 negative, 6,756 deaths
- Central Racine County Health Department: 13,062 (combined confirmed and probable; +106 from last week), 68,003 negative (+879), 210 deaths (+0)
- City of Racine Public Health Department: 9,808 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +121 from last week), 48,914 negative (+536), 118 deaths (+1)
- Racine County total: 22,870 cases (combined confirmed and probable; +227 from last week), 116,917 negative (+1,415), 328 deaths (+1)
COVID-19 vaccination updates for April 26:
- Beginning tomorrow, the DHS Community-Based Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall is allowing walk-ins. People DO NOT NEED AN APPOINTMENT to go to the Regency Mall clinic. If people want to register prior to going to Regency Mall, go to Wisconsin Vaccine Registry – https://vaccinate.wi.gov. Walk-Ins are also welcome at the City of Racine’s Vaccination Clinic at Festival Hall.
- There are many COVID-19 vaccine options in Racine County, most of which have open appointments. The CDC Vaccine Finder can be found at https://vaccinefinder.org. We strongly urge all residents age 16 and older to get vaccinated.
- The DHS Community-Based Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall is offering employers and community organizations the opportunity to reserve blocks of time for staff, membership and their families to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Businesses or organizations interested should contact the Central Racine County Health Department (262-898-4460) or City of Racine Public Health Department (262-636-9201) for more details. Businesses may be eligible for a tax credit for providing paid vaccination leave.
- More information on local providers can also 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, April 26, 38.6 percent of Racine County residents have received at least one dose, while 28.0 percent of Racine County residents have completed the vaccine series.
- 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.