Wyandot Public Health News

Be the MVP of Super Bowl LVI: Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Upper Sandusky — Americans love a good party, and Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13 is one of the most anticipated. To keep drivers and partygoers safe on the roads, the Wyandot County Safe Communities Coalition and local law enforcement are teaming up to remind football fans everywhere that Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. […]

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February 4, 2022, Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 Update

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics (Moderna and J&J) are held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in February at Wyandot County Public Health. There are currently 195* active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. The cumulative case count since March 2020 is 5,244. This includes 3,703 lab-confirmed cases and 1,541 probable cases. Ten patients are currently […]

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February 1, 2022, Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 Update

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics (Moderna and J&J) are held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in February at Wyandot County Public Health. There are currently 315* active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. The cumulative case count since March 2020 is 5,207. This includes 3,674 lab-confirmed cases and 1,533 probable cases. Eleven patients are currently […]

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Moderna vaccine fully approved by FDA

Vaccine to be marketed as Spikevax Today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration granted full approval of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 years old and older. The vaccine will now be marketed as Spikevax for the prevention of COVID-19 disease. This is the second COVID-19 vaccine to receive full FDA licensure after meeting […]

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January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Did you know that every 4 ½ minutes a baby is born in the United States with a birth defect? While all birth defects can’t be prevented, the following steps can increase a woman’s chance of having a healthy baby: 1. Take 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day. Folic acid is very important […]

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New partnership to provide more testing kits to Ohioans

COLUMBUS - Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, MBA, today announced a new partnership that will make more COVID-19 rapid tests available to Ohioans. Through Project Access COVID Tests (Project ACT), the Rockefeller Foundation is joining six states to make tests available to households in traditionally underserved areas. Ohio’s initial allocation through this […]

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January 28, 2022, Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 Update

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics (Moderna and J&J) are held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in February at Wyandot County Public Health. There are currently 251* active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. The cumulative case count since March 2020 is 5,142. This includes 3,626 lab-confirmed cases and 1,516 probable cases. Nine patients are currently […]

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WCPH amends COVID contact tracing, investigation guidelines to match ODH recommendations

Following ODH recommendations, Wyandot County Public Health will amend its policies for COVID contact tracing, case investigation, and exposure notification. “As COVID-19 has evolved, public health mitigation strategies have had to adjust periodically to address new challenges,” Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff said. “The quick spread of the Omicron variant and its rapid […]

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COVID vaccination clinics moving to Wednesdays in February

Wyandot County Public Health will change its walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic days to Wednesdays starting in February. Clinics are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at the health department, 127 A S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky. These clinics offer both booster and initial doses of the Moderna and Johnson and […]

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Public participation needed in Community Health Improvement Plan process

The Wyandot County Health Alliance is seeking public input in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) process. The CHIP identifies and addresses priority health issues in Wyandot County. Wyandot County residents are encouraged to share input on the process to help the health alliance as it identifies ways to improve the health of our community. […]

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