Kiowa County COVID-19 Update - July 11, 2022

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Published Tuesday, July 12, 2022
by Meagan Hillman

NEWS 

Kiowa County moved to HIGH Community level by the CDC Recommended actions based on current levels.

Wear a mask indoors in public and on public transportation. Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. If you are at high risk for severe illness, consider taking additional precautions. 

For further information see this link: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view?list_select_state=Colorado&data-type=CommunityLevels&null=CommunityLevels&list_select_county=8061

The CDC updates its data weekly.

TREATMENT

Please contact your healthcare provider if you test positive as there are free treatments that can greatly reduce your risk of being hospitalized or dying of COVID-19 complications. They are available locally.

VACCINE

Vaccines are now available for those age 6 months and older.

As always, wash your hands frequently, stay home when you are sick and follow instructions should you test positive or have been exposed to COVID-19!

Call 719-438-5782 or 719-336-8721 with questions or to schedule a vaccine appointment

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