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COVID-19 Information

Daviess County COVID-19 Case Summary

New Cases: 169

Confirmed Cases Current Incidence Rate Current Hospitalizations Ever Hospitalized Deaths % Vaccinated
17,672 43.204 7 557 278 54.87

*Data Courtesy – Green River District Health Department 

Reporting Time Frame: November 19 – November 22

 

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

Owensboro Health is now scheduling vaccine appointments for children ages 5-11.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to this age group on select Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.  All children must have a parent or legal guardian present.

For more information, visit OwensboroHealth.org/Vaccine or call 270-685-7100.

Green River District Health Department 

At the Green River District Health Department, the Pfizer vaccine is available to adults and children, age 5 and up.

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 at 270-686-7747.

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available.

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.

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