January 4, 2023
Kirksville, MO 1/4/23 –The number of cases of COVID-19 reported to the Adair County Health Department into the first week of 2023 has fallen to 30 from 59. The current count is for the seven-day period from Dec. 28 through Jan. 3.
The Adair County Health Department recommends residents be fully vaccinated and boosted to protect themselves and others from infection and serious disease. The Health Department administers COVID-19 bivalent boosters for residents ages 12 and older from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays while vaccine supplies last. The Health Department also continues administering the seasonal flu vaccine to those ages three and older. Parents of residents under age 12 should contact their child’s doctor or pharmacy about getting COVID-19 vaccines.
To obtain information about slowing the spread of respiratory illnesses or to schedule a COVID-19 or flu vaccine, call the Adair County Health Department at 660-665-8491.