Feb 16, 2022

Saline County: Two additional COVID-19 deaths, 33 new cases

Posted Feb 16, 2022 10:48 PM

Following is the Saline County Health Department COVID-19 update for Wednesday.

Two additional members of our community have lost their lives to COVID-19 since our last update on Monday.

Another 33 people have had COVID-19 positive test results reported to the Saline County Health Department.

The Salina Regional Health Center reports that 18 people are hospitalized due to COVID-19.

There are a recorded 206 active cases of COVID-19.

As of February 1, all new cases are handled by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  

Saline County COVID Information

Kansas COVID Overview

US COVID Data Tracker

COVID Vaccination Update for Saline County

●An additional 102 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 this week, an increase of .2 percent.

●A total of 29,985 residents of Saline County have been vaccinated, accounting for 55.3 percent of the total population.

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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.