COVID-19 Information

Daviess County COVID-19 Case Summary

New Cases: 186

Confirmed Cases Current Incidence Rate Current Hospitalizations Ever Hospitalized Deaths % Vaccinated
15,084 62.203 5 479 229 53.66

*Data Courtesy – Green River District Health Department 

Reporting Time Frame: September 17 – September 20

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

Vaccines are free and widely available in our community at big box stores, pharmacies, hospitals, and health departments.  Find a location near you at vaccines.gov.

Audubon Area Community Services, Inc. will provide a free ride to a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.  To book a ride, call 270-686-1600 at least 24 hours in advance.

Owensboro Health

Vaccines are now available for those ages 12 and up at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  Make an appointment online at OwensboroHealth.org/Vaccine or call 270-685-7100.

Green River District Health Department 

Anyone 12 and older may receive the Pfizer vaccine, while those 18 and older are eligible for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Visit https://healthdepartment.org/ to schedule or call the county health department.

Additional Vaccination Sites in Daviess County

A person is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine.

To help answer the community’s questions about COVID-19, the Kentucky Department for Public health has set up a website with the latest guidance and information for Kentucky residents  – www.kycovid19.ky.gov.

The public can also call the Kentucky COVID-19 hotline at 800-722-5725.

 

Testing Availability 

The CDC recommends that anyone with signs or symptoms of COVID-19 get tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection.  Symptoms may include a fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, and congestion.

Stay away from others pending test results and follow the advice of your healthcare provider.

The Green River District Health Department is offering free COVID-19 testing.  To schedule an appointment, visit https://healthdepartment.org/ and follow the COVID-19 testing prompts.