Photo Courtesy of Springfield-Greene County Health Department

COVID Cases on the Rise Once Again in Greene County

As residents approach the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is warning people that COVID is resurging in the county.

The Centers for Disease Control has now classified Greene County as a medium impact area as the area has sign a rise in weekly COVID-19 cases over the past month.

Last week, Greene County saw a rolling average of 87 cases per day, up 10% from the previous week.

With the medium impact designation, the CDC now recommends residents:

  • Wear a face mask while indoors if you are at high risk for severe illness or have frequent contact with a high-risk person. 
  • Get tested if you are exposed or have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Stay up-to-date on vaccines and boosters

SGCHD recommends, if you or your family plan to celebrate, to consider an outdoor gathering to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Those interested or in need of a vaccine or booster shot can visit vaccine417.com for information regarding locations and appointment times.

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