Jefferson Co. Moving To Orange Level Advisory

There have been less than 5 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases of the UK variant B.1.1.7 reported in Jefferson County.

(Jefferson County, Ind.) – The Jefferson County Health Department announced today that the county is continuing to experience a COVID-19 outbreak in one of the congregate settings.

A congregate sett is defined as an environment where a number of people reside, meet, or gather in close proximity for a limited or extended period of time. Due to this outbreak, the county will be moving to the “ORANGE” advisory status when the county metric will be updated at noon today on the Indiana Department of Health website.

The Jefferson County Health Department would like to encourage and advise all Jefferson County residents and visitors to continue to be vigilant and to take responsibility for their safety and health and safety and health of those around them by continuing to mask up, social distance and hand wash/sanitize, avoid crowded venues.

There have been less than 5 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases of the UK variant B.1.1.7 reported in Jefferson County.

The department continues to administer COVID vaccines Monday thru Friday at the Jefferson County Health Department for those 18 years of age and older. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting www.ourshot.in.gov or by calling 211, we also are now allowing walk-ins on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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