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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%



Vaccination Information:


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




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Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm

Office: 256-435-0540 | Fax: 256-435-0558

Address: 507 Francis St. W. Jacksonville, AL 36265

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