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The Allen Co. Health Department reports 8 new cases of COVID-19

Allen County Health Department
Allen County Health Department(Allen County Health Department)
Published: May. 4, 2021 at 5:58 PM CDT
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ALLEN CO., Ky. (WBKO) - The Allen County Health Department is making appointments for those wishing to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

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. You can call 270-237-4423 or 270-239-7378 to schedule.

Allen County is in the Yellow 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, and 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 8 new cases in Allen County since 3:00 pm yesterday.

Allen County now has had a total of 2041 cases reported since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Currently 1974 cases have fully recovered and are off quarantine with a remainder of 25 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 was 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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