January 27, 2022

Kirksville, MO 1/27/22 – Upon confirmation of 66 new cases of COVID-19 today among Adair County residents, the overall count is 5,535.

There are five cases in the K-12 schools sector, 13 in the higher education sector, and one case involving a resident at a skilled nursing facility. Fourteen cases are breakthrough infections.

Ages of today’s confirmed cases range from 3 months to 84 years. Thirty-seven are females and 29 are males. Breakdown by age group is as follows:

0-9 years: 5

10-19 years: 10

20-29 years: 17

30-39 years: 7

40-49 years: 7

50-59 years: 7

60-69 years: 10

70-79 years: 2

80 years and older: 1


The Adair County Health Department recommends that all county residents ages 5 and older get vaccinated against COVID-19 and all residents ages 16 and older get vaccinated and boosted. Vaccines are easily accessible, free, and continue to demonstrate that they prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death.

Adult COVID-19 vaccination clinics are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Pediatric clinics are scheduled from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24. All clinics are at the Adair County Health Department, 1001 S. Jamison Street in Kirksville. Residents should call the Health Department at 660-665-8491 to schedule an appointment.

The $50 gift cards are still available to those receiving their first and second doses of the adult vaccine or the pediatric vaccine for as long as supplies last.