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More Than 700 Took Advantage of Annual Flu Vaccine Drive-Through

Kirksville, MO 10/6/22 – The Adair County Health Department administered 725 seasonal flu vaccines at its annual drive-through event, on October 5, at the NEMO Fairgrounds in Kirksville. The Health Department has been conducting the drive-through for several years to provide a convenient way for Adair County residents to get their flu vaccines. The annual…

Adair County WIC Announces Continued WIC Contract & Income Guidelines

KIRKSVILLE, MO – The ADAIR COUNTY WIC announces a contract continuance to provide WIC services for the federal fiscal year 2023 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program providing services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up…

Reported COVID-19 Cases Drop as Health Department Gears up for Drive-Through Flu Vaccine Event

Kirksville, MO 9/30/22 – The number of cases of COVID-19 reported to the Adair County Health Department over the seven-day period ending September 26 dropped to 22 from 69 cases reported during the previous period. The decline occurs as the Health Department gears up for its annual drive-through flu vaccine event scheduled for Wednesday, October 5,…

Reported COVID-19 Cases Rise to 69 in Adair County

Kirksville, MO 9/21/22 – The number of cases of COVID-19 reported to the Adair County Health Department over the seven-day period ending September 20 rose sharply to 69 from the 48 cases reported during the previous period. The highly transmissible Omicron strains continue to drive case numbers upward as students return to schools and as people…

Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Drive-Through Scheduled as Cases Rise

Kirksville, MO 9/14/22 – The Adair County Health Department now has a limited supply of the recently approved bivalent Pfizer COVID-19 booster doses which will be administered by appointment, on September 20, 2022. The boosters become available as the seven-day total cases reported to the Health Department rose from 36 to 48 for the period…

Community Assessment Survey

We need your help. The Highway 63 Committee is completing a community health assessment to better understand the health needs of the community we serve. This data will go on to directly influence the decision-making and how we prioritize issues in the health departments. The survey should take about 8-10 minutes to complete. Any personal…

ADAIR COUNTY WILL SOON HAVE BIVALENT COVID-19 BOOSTER DOSES AVAILABLE

Kirksville, MO 9/7/22 – The Adair County Health Department will soon be offering the bivalent COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech booster. The Pfizer and Moderna bivalent formulas recently received approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are now recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as protection against COVID-19. The previous two-dose series and…

REPORTED COVID-19 CASES FALL TO 36 IN PAST SEVEN DAYS

Kirksville, MO 9/7/22 – The number of cases of COVID-19 reported to the Adair County Health Department over the seven-day period ending September 5 fell to 36 from the 56 cases reported during the previous period. Cases have started falling across the country as well, although the known total of deaths from COVID-19 since the beginning…

REPORTED COVID-19 CASES RISE AS SCHOOLS REOPEN

Kirksville, MO 8/31/22 – The number of cases of COVID-19 reported to the Adair County Health Department over the seven-day period ending August 29 rose to 56. Cases had fallen to 44 for the previous reporting period. The Adair County Health Department recommends that everyone become fully vaccinated and boosted to protect themselves against severe disease,…

CDC UPDATES COVID-19 GUIDANCE AS REPORTED CASES FALL

Kirksville, MO – As the number of reported COVID-19 cases continues to fall in Adair County and throughout the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidance for protecting your health and others during the ongoing pandemic. The seven-day count of newly reported cases of COVID-19 in Adair County fell…