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Adair County Health Department Releases December COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule

Kirksville, MO 11/22/22 – The Adair County Health Department continues to administer COVID-19 vaccines and bivalent boosters for residents ages 12 and older as long as vaccine supplies last. December vaccine clinic are scheduled from 2-4 p.m., December 1, 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Health Department, 1001 South Jamison Street in Kirksville. To…

Free Drive-Through Testing for Four Viruses

Kirksville, MO 11/7/22 – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has teamed up with Dynamic DNA Laboratories to offer free testing in Kirksville for four prevalent illnesses. With a single nasal swab, people throughout northeast Missouri can be tested for Influenza A, Influenza B, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), and COVID-19. The testing…

Reported Cases of COVID-19 in Adair County Continue Downward Trend

Kirksville, MO 11/2/22 – The number of COVID-19 cases reported to the Adair County Health Department during the seven-day period, October 25-31, fell for the second week, from 27 to 24. Although the decrease is not as great as the 10-case decline for the prior period, the trend is moving in the right direction. The…

Weekly COVID Statistics

Please note the Y axis is a scale of positive cases reported to the Health Department for the past week ending Nov 1, 2022. Positive Home Covid-19 tests are included in this data if they are reported to us. Home tests are available at the Health Department. Call 660-665-8491. Northeast Regional Medical Center is reporting…

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Celebrates 23 Years

Kirksville, MO 10/31/22 – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has sponsored National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day for 23 years. The program offers people the opportunity to drop off out-of-date and unused prescription medications to keep them out of landfills, and wastewater systems, and out of reach for children and those who may try to…

Adair County Opioid Coalition Receives $125,000 Grant

Kirksville, MO 10/20/22 – The Adair County Opioid Coalition has received a five-year, $125,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The federal Drug-Free Communities grant will be used to support efforts to prevent substance abuse in Adair and Schuyler counties. The Adair…

Adair County Residents Encouraged to Get Vaccinated as Flu and COVID-19 Cases Rise

Kirksville, MO 10/19/22 – The number of COVID-19 cases reported to the Adair County Health Department during the previous seven-day period, October 11-17, rose from 34 to 37. The rising COVID-19 reported case count comes as cases of the seasonal flu are also increasing. Jim Lebaron, Adair County Health Department administrator, encourages residents to get their…

Reported COVID-19 Cases Fall Then Rise as Temperatures Drop

Kirksville, MO 10/17/22 – The number of cases of COVID-19 reported to the Adair County Health Department during the previous two seven-day periods fell, then rose as temperatures outside started falling. For the period from September 27 through October 3, cases fell from 22 to 12, followed by a rise to 34 during the period from…

Walk-in Flu Vaccine Clinics Scheduled

Kirksville, MO 10/13/22 – The Adair County Health Department has scheduled two walk-in clinics for Adair County residents to get their seasonal flu vaccines. The clinics will be from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, October 14, and Tuesday, October 18 at the Health Department’s Clinic, 1001 South Jamison in Kirksville. The annual flu…

Adair County Health Department Free Mobile App Available

Kirksville, MO 10/11/22 – The Adair County Health Department has released a mobile app to make accessing information quick, easy, and convenient. The app is available in the App Store and on Google Play. You can access either download using this link or the QR code above. “More and more people rely on using their mobile phones to…