COVID-19 UPDATE 2/19/2021
COVID-19 in Calhoun County
Over the past month, there has been a decreasing trend in number of new cases per week, hospitalizations, and positivity rate. This is a great sign, but does not allow us to let down our guard as a community. We need to continue practicing the recommendations of the CDC to help keep the spread of COVID-19 to a minimum.
Wear Your mask.
Keep your distance.
Together we can make a difference.
GRAPHS and NUMBERS:
Number of new cases: 12,860
Number of new cases in 14 days: 561
Average new cases per day for February (to date): 49
Total number of deaths: 277
Average number of hospitalizations per day for the last 7 days: 23
Percent Positivity: 15.8%
Last week, February 8th through the 12th, over 5,000 vaccines were distributed to the community through our Calhoun County Unified Command. This is made of up 20+ agencies and organizations within our county. To view a few photos: https://eoc341.wixsite.com/vaccination-sites
At this time, the unified command has not received notice from the State Health Department of when Calhoun county will receive more vaccines. AS SOON AS WE KNOW, we will put out the information on our website, social media, and local media partners. For timely alerts about COVID-19 please sign up for our text alerts by texting CALCOVID to 888-777.
Our vaccine information webpage is: www.calhounema.org/vaccine