Case Count: As of noon on Oct. 06, 459 cumulative cases of COVID-19 have been reported among Union County residents. Since Sept. 28, 30 new cases (not inclusive of positive antibody tests) and 4 new hospitalizations were reported (3 individuals currently hospitalized). No additional COVID-19 related deaths among Union County residents have been reported since Sept. 11.
Of the 459 cumulative cases of COVID-19, 35 individuals are currently infectious and in isolation. 422 individuals have been released from isolation and no longer considered infectious. 2 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported among Union County residents.
Flu Shot – Now’s the Time: Schedule your flu shot at the Oct. 16 drive thru flu clinic today! Click here to book your appointment. We’re working to make sure all Union County residents have access to a flu vaccination this year as we head to the flu season amidst the pandemic. Anyone age 6 months and older is welcome. Egg-free vaccine available. High dose vaccine recommended and available for adults age 65 and older. Most insurances accepted. Cost for self-pay is $25 for regular dose and $50 for high dose or egg-free vaccine. Sliding-fee scale available.
Testing Update: Testing continues to be offered on Tuesdays 9a-1p, Wednesdays 12p-4p, and Thursdays 12p-4p. The drive thru testing is located behind the Union County Health Department (near the BMV), 940 London Ave, Marysville. Appointments are recommended and can be made here. We always recommend talking to your healthcare provider before seeking testing. Testing is recommended for individuals with symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been exposed to a positive case. Results typically take 2-5 days to return from the private lab.
Keep on Fighting Union County: Wash Up. Mask Up. Spread Out. Sick – Stay Home.
As we start to head back indoors this fall and winter, we stand resilient in our goal to work together to fight this virus. Only together can we continue to use tools like masks, social distancing and handwashing to support local businesses and protect those we love.