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Published: August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022, Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 Update:

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 18 and older (Moderna and J&J) are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Wyandot County Public Health. Note the Aug. 17 clinic is canceled due to staff availability. Appointments are available for upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics for youth ages six months to 17 years on Mondays and Fridays. To schedule call 419-294-3852. COVID-19 test kits are available for pick up daily while supplies last.

There are currently 80* active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. There is one patient currently hospitalized for COVID-19. Per the Ohio Department of Health, the cumulative case count since March 2020 is 5,776. This includes 4,119 lab-confirmed cases and 1,657 probable cases. Of the reported individuals, there have been 105 deaths. ODH updates these numbers weekly on Thursdays. A total of 5,618* individuals have been released from isolation.

Wyandot County’s community level per the CDC is high (orange). Prevention recommendations include wearing a mask indoors in public, staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and getting tested for COVID if symptoms are present. Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for sever illness. For a complete overview of community levels visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/science/community-levels.html.

As of 2:00 PM Thursday, August 5, 2022, the Ohio Department of Health has reported 2,976,027 confirmed and probable cases, 122,274 hospitalizations, and 39,133 Ohio resident deaths. These numbers are updated by ODH weekly on Thursdays. For additional statewide case information, download the COVID Summary data spreadsheet here:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/dashboards/COVIDSummaryData.csv.

* The current active cases and end of isolation numbers are reported using the 10-day end of isolation guidelines per the CDC’s current end of isolation recommendations. These numbers differ from state reported numbers, which are based on a 21-day recovery period.

** Currently, Wyandot County Public Health counts vaccinated cases as all those who have received the initial dose or doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and not vaccinated cases as those who have not received any doses or did not complete the initial series of the COVID vaccine. At this time, reported vaccinated cases may include individuals who are not up to date on vaccinations.

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Wyandot County Public Health is nationally accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Established in 2007, PHAB is the non-profit organization that administers the national accreditation program, which aims to advance and transform public health practice by championing performance improvement, strong infrastructure, and innovation.