Madison’s downtown COVID-19 testing site at 208 West Main Street will be closing Wednesday, June 23. Once the testing site closes, the building, which has been used as a Senior Citizens Center, will be cleaned and refreshed for use by the Madison Parks Department and its senior programming.
Meanwhile, next week the Jefferson County Health Department’s mobile vaccination clinic will make its second round of visits throughout the unincorporated areas of the county to provide the second shot to those who received their first vaccinations last month.
With the exception of one site, all days and locations are identical to the county’s trash collection schedule including: Chelsea/Saluda area across the highway from Chelsea General Store, Monday from 2-6 p.m.; Deputy at the Deputy Store, Tuesday from 2-6 p.m.; Dupont at the feed mill, Wednesday from 2-6 p.m.; Rykers Ridge near Wolf Run Road, Thursday from 2-6 p.m.; Downtown Madison at House of Hope, 100 East Second Street, Friday from 9-11 a.m.; Canaan Fire Company, Friday from 1-3 p.m. and Brooksburg at the park, Friday 4-6 p.m.
In Jefferson County, 13,211 residents have been fully vaccinated (40.8% of the county’s population) with 13,084 receiving the first of a two-dose series. At Tuesday’s night’s Madison City Council meeting, Mayor Bob Courtney reported that 80% of the higher risk older population in Jefferson County has been vaccinated.
Switzerland County has 2,339 fully vaccinated (21.8% of the county’s population) with 2,317 receiving the first of a two-dose series.
Jefferson County has had a total 3,354 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of four from the previous day. The total deaths during the pandemic in Switzerland County remains at 84. The county’s current seven-day average positivity rate is 2.1% and the seven-day positivity for unique individuals is 8%. Jefferson County’s metric level remains in “Blue” for low community spread.
Switzerland County has had a total of 805 positive cases during the pandemic with no increase from the previous day. The total deaths during the pandemic in Switzerland County remains at 8. The county’s current seven-day average positivity rate is 2.4% and the seven-day positivity for unique individuals is 7.7%. Switzerland County’s metric level is “Yellow” for moderate community spread.
In Indiana, 2,623,766 have been fully vaccinated with 2,705,820 receiving the first of a two-dose series. The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that 308 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the total to 747,799 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus. To date, 13,289 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 12 from the previous day.
On Wednesday, 2,111,098 people have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky with 1,760,081 fully vaccinated.
On June 8, the Kentucky Department of Public Health reported 614 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the overall total during the pandemic to 461,119 positive cases overall. The total known deaths from COVID-19 in Kentucky is now 7,109 deaths, an increase of six from the previous day.
In information from the North Central District Health Department, Trimble County has reported 729 cases of COVID-19 with three active cases and overall seven deaths during the pandemic. The incidence rate in Trimble County is now at “Yellow” at 0.1% for community spread.
There have 1,035 cases of COVID-19 in Carroll County during the pandemic with total of 20 deaths. The incidence rate in Carroll County is at “Yellow” with 0.3% for community spread.
COVID vaccines are continuing to be administered Monday through Friday at the Jefferson County Health Department for those 12 years of age and older. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting www.ourshot.in.gov or by calling 211. Walk-ins are welcome Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., and Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Everyone 12 years of age and older is eligible. An adult must accompany a child 12 to 15 to the appointment; parental consent is required for minors.
Switzerland County Health Department is operating a vaccine clinic at the Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, 708 West Seminary Street, Vevay.
Kentuckians should visit vaccinemap.ky.gov to find a COVID-19 vaccination site near them.