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Allen County Health Department COVID-19 update

New cases totals and vaccination information
Allen County Health Department
Allen County Health Department(Allen County Health Department)
Published: Mar. 22, 2021 at 5:59 PM CDT
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ALLEN CO., Ky. (WBKO) - The Allen County Health Department is making appointments for those in “1A, 1B,1C, 2, and 3” phases.

The Health Department is currently offering the Moderna vaccine at this time in which you have to be 18 years of age or older.

The Moderna vaccine is a 2 shot series with at least 4 weeks between the initial (Prime) dose and the 2nd(Boost) dose. You will be expected to receive your second dose at this location.

Call 270-237-4423 or 270-239-7378 to schedule.

Allen County is in the Orange Zone for cases currently.

Please assist us and the community in sustaining the current level or even better, dropping the number of daily cases down in the community by just following a few steps:

- Be vigilant

- Wear a mask in public

- Maintain social distance

- Wash/sanitize hands frequently

- Cover those coughs and sneezes.

If you are sick, stay home from work, school, or other activities if having any COVID-19 symptoms, seek medical care, and we encourage testing for anyone who is symptomatic.

The Health Department reports 10 new cases (Saturday-0, Sunday-2, and Today-8) of COVID-19 in Allen County since 3:00 pm Friday, March 19, 2021.

Allen County now has had a total of 1876 cases reported since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Currently 1796 cases have fully recovered and are off quarantine with a remainder of 48 Active Cases in quarantine at this time either at home or hospitalized.

The number of deaths determined by Kentucky Department of Public Health related to COVID-19 can be found on the KY COVID-19 Dashboard at: https://kygeonet.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/543ac64bc40445918cf8bc34dc40e334 .

As of this morning, there were 6 pending tests reported with the Allen County partners: Agape Health, TJ Health- Scottsville, and Medical Center-Scottsville.

This does not include any tests performed outside of Allen County.

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