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Adair County COVID-19 Stats - June 28, 2022

COVID-19 CASES CONTINUE UPWARD TREND IN ADAIR COUNTY

Kirksville, MO 6/28/22 – Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Adair County. For the seven-day period from June 21 through June 27, 73 new cases were reported to the Adair County Health Department. Those include positives reported from home tests if residents reported them to the Health Department. There were 69 new cases reported in…

CURRENT TREATMENTS FOR COVID-19 TO DISCUSS WITH YOUR DOCTOR

Kirksville, MO 6/27/22 – The United States is averaging roughly 350 deaths from COVID-19 daily as the Omicron variant and subvariants continue to spread. Cases are rising across the country, including in Adair County. For many people who become infected – particularly those who are vaccinated and boosted – symptoms may be mild. But for those…

COVID-19 VACCINES NOW AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN AGES 6 MONTHS AND OLDER

Kirksville, MO 6/23/22 – The Adair County Health Department begins administering Pfizer three-dose COVID-19 vaccines to children ages six months to four years old beginning Thursday, June 30. The vaccine has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following review of clinical trials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Missouri…

Adair County COVID-19 Stats - June 21, 2022

ADAIR COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS NEW 7-DAY COVID-19 CASE COUNT

Kirksville, MO 6/21/22 – The Adair County Health Department said 69 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported among residents during the past seven-day period. The cases, reported for June 15–21, exceed the 67 new cases reported during the previous seven-day period. Please note the Y axis is a scale of positive cases reported to the…

ADAIR COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL DO CURBSIDE TEST KIT DISTRIBUTION

Kirksville, MO 6/15/22 – The Adair County Health Department is making it even easier for residents to pick up a free COVID-19 home test kit. From 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday beginning June 28, as long as supplies last, residents can pull into the south side of the Health Department parking lot at 1001 S.…

ADAIR COUNTY COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS

Kirksville, MO 6/13/22 – There may no longer be long lines of Adair County residents waiting in their vehicles to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but vaccinations continue to be administered. Vaccines have been approved for those ages 5 and older and data from clinical trials of doses for children under age 5 is under review. COVID-19…

Adair County COVID-19 Stats - June 7, 2022

ADAIR COUNTY REPORTS 61 NEW COVID-19 CASES IN SEVEN DAYS

Kirksville, MO 6/7/22 – In the seven-day period from May 31 through June 6, 61 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported to the Adair County Health Department. There were only 22 new cases reported in the previous seven-day period. “COVID-19 hasn’t disappeared,” said Jim LeBaron, administrator of the Adair County Health Department. “The Omicron variants…

Know What to do if you Test Positive for COVID-19

Kirksville, MO – If you look around in most places in Adair County these days, you might think COVID-19 is a thing of the past. It isn’t. In fact, the Omicron subvariants are the most highly transmissible to date. Although Omicron resulted in fewer hospitalizations than the previous variants, hospitalizations are once again on the…

New Round of Free Home COVID-19 Tests Available

Kirksville, MO – Adair County residents can now request another set of free at-home COVID-19 test kits. The kit contains eight tests and are delivered free of charge via the U.S. Postal Service. “Testing is a critical part of keeping the spread of COVID-19, particularly of the Omicron variants which are so easily transmitted,” said Jim…

Third Round of COVID-19 Home Tests Available

COVID-19 Home Tests are Now Available for U.S. Households Kirksville, MO 5/18/22 – Adair County residents can now request another set of free at-home COVID-19 test kits. The kit contains eight tests and are delivered free of charge via the U.S. Postal Service. “Testing is a critical part of keeping the spread of COVID-19, particularly of…