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UNITYPOINT TOUTS VACCINATION DATA

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UNITYPOINT ST. LUKE’S OF SIOUX CITY HAS DATA TO SHOW THAT THE COVID-19 VACCINES WORK.

THE HOSPITAL SAYS OVER THE PAST TWO MONTHS, AS TEAM MEMBER VACCINATIONS INCREASED, COVID-19 CASES AMONG OUR VACCINATED STAFF HAVE PLUMMETED TO NEARLY ZERO NEW CASES..

THE HOSPITAL ALSO SAYS STAFF DISCOVERED THAT WEARING A MASK, SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING HOME WHEN YOU’RE SICK ARE PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF OTHER ILLNESS.

TO THIS DAY THERE HAS NOT BEEN A SINGLE HOSPITALIZED CASE OF FLU OR RSV AT ST. LUKE’S THIS SEASON. COMPARED TO 59 CASES OF THE FLU AND 70 CASES OF RSV IN THE 2019-2020 FLU SEASON.

WENDY LINDLEY, CHIEF NURSING EXECUTIVE AT UNITYPOINT, SAYS THESE PRACTICES REALLY DO WORK AND ARE VERY SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE TOOLS TO USE TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE.