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Health department update

Nov. 22, 2022, Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 update:

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 18 and older (Moderna) are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Wyandot County Public Health. Moderna initial doses and updated boosters are available. Youth ages 6 months to 17 years may receive COVID vaccinations by appointment Mondays and Fridays. Moderna booster doses are available to youth ages six and older. To schedule, call 419-294-3852. COVID-19 test kits are available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. while supplies last.

Wyandot County Public Health is closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. There will be no COVID post Friday due to the closure.

Currently there are 22* active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. There is one patient currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Per the Ohio Department of Health, the cumulative case count since March 2020 is 6,282. This includes 4,528 lab-confirmed cases and 1,754 probable cases. Of the reported individuals, there have been 108 deaths. ODH updates these numbers weekly on Thursdays. A total of 6,173* individuals have been released from isolation.

Wyandot County’s community level per the CDC is low (green). Prevention recommendations include staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and getting tested for COVID if symptoms are present. People at high risk for severe illness should speak to a healthcare provider about additional precautions. For a complete overview of community levels visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/science/community-levels.html.

As of 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, the Ohio Department of Health has reported 3,218,335 confirmed and probable cases, 129,979 hospitalizations, and 40,391 Ohio resident deaths. These numbers are updated by ODH weekly on Thursdays. For additional statewide case information, download the COVID Summary data spreadsheet here:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/dashboards/COVIDSummaryData.csv.

* The current active cases and end of isolation numbers are reported using the 10-day end of isolation guidelines per the CDC’s current end of isolation recommendations. These numbers differ from state reported numbers, which are based on a 21-day recovery period.

 

 

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