Health News & Notices

Scott County now at high level of transmission of the coronavirus.

8/2/2021:

Due to an increase in our percent positive rate in the past 7 days, Scott County is now in the HIGH level of transmission of the coronavirus.

For communities with HIGH level of transmission, CDC updated guidance recommends that masks be worn in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status. 

For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html?fbclid=IwAR29gf9WL0U29dhyd1wINtvR7RDMtk_Boic92gSvoyG5j23Ll06OJ64uUOc

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