Jan 05, 2022 10:54 PM

Saline County: 257 new COVID-19 cases since Monday

Posted Jan 05, 2022 10:54 PM
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Following is the Saline County Health Department COVID-19 update for Wednesday.

●There have been 257 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Saline County since our last update on January 3, 2022.

●Salina Regional Health Center reports that 28 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

●The Saline County Health Department staff is currently monitoring 1,026 patients with issues related to COVID-19.

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COVID Vaccination Update for Saline County

●An additional 200 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 this week, an increase of .3 percent.

●A total of 29,087 residents of Saline County have been vaccinated, accounting for 53.6 percent of the total population.

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 and thus prevent mutation of the virus is:

●Stay home if you are sick.

●Get tested if you feel unwell, even if you don’t believe it is COVID. You can find testing centers at VaccinateSalineCountyKS.com/testing or contact your local medical provider.

●Get vaccinated. You can find a vaccine at vaccines.gov or contact your local medical provider.

●Wear a mask, especially if you are not fully vaccinated. If you are fully vaccinated, wear a mask when indoors in crowded spaces.

●Maintain at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and those with whom you do not live.

●Do not travel to “hot spots."

●If you test positive, isolate immediately and be open and honest with COVID caseworkers about your contacts.