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Published: July 28, 2023

July 28, 2023, Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 Update

This is the final weekly COVID-19 update from Wyandot County Public Health. This change in reporting is due to the continued low number of cases in the county and the official end to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Wyandot County Public Health will continue to monitor COVID-19 activity in the county. If there is a notable increase in cases, these updates may be temporarily reinstated.

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 18 and older are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Wyandot County Public Health. Youth aged 6 months to 17 years may receive COVID vaccinations by appointment on Mondays and Fridays. To schedule, call 419-294-3852. Free COVID-19 test kits are available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. while supplies last.

There are four* active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County. There are no patients hospitalized with COVID-19. Per the Ohio Department of Health, the cumulative case count since March 2020 is 6,762. Of those cases, 4,868 were lab-confirmed and 1,894 are considered probable cases. Of the reported individuals, there have been 112 deaths. ODH updates these numbers weekly on Thursdays. A total of 6,668* individuals have been released from isolation.

Prevention recommendations include staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters and avoiding contact with people who have suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Those who are at high risk of getting very sick should talk with a healthcare provider about additional prevention actions.

As of 2 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2023, the Ohio Department of Health has reported 3,463,380 cases, 141,497 hospitalizations, and 42,428 Ohio resident deaths. These numbers are updated by ODH weekly on Thursdays. For additional statewide case information visit https://data.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/data/view/covid-19-reporting.

* 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.

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.