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We are reporting 39 new cases over the past few days (one resident in their 70s, two in their 60s, six in their 50s, one in their 40s, six in their 30s, five in their 20s, twelve teens, five grade-school-aged children, and one toddler), and 48 released, which brings us to a total of 9,259 positive cases.

 

We are saddened to report another COVID-related death -- a man in his 70s.  Our sympathies go out to his family and friends.  We have lost a total of 133 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths since this pandemic began.

 

There are currently 5 Vermilion County residents with COVID hospitalized.  There are currently 116 active COVID cases in the county.  We have received 138,144 negative test results. 

 

Please continue to be vigilant.  Make smart choices.  Be safe.

 

We have three COVID-vaccination clinics coming up this week :

 

Tuesday, May 4 -- a second-dose Moderna vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  at the Vermilion County Health Department, 200 South College Street in Danville.

                Register at : https://events.juvare.com/IL-IDPH/c8c3a600-204e-467c-9fcb-345bedba0012   

 

Wednesday, May 5 -- a single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oakwood Grade School, 408 S. Scott Street in Oakwood.

                Register at : https://events.juvare.com/IL-IDPH/c3e2498f-2b2c-430d-9432-dfde8546c3b7/

 

Thursday, May 6 -- a single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Salt Fork Junior High, 7087 N. 600 East Road in rural Sidell.

                Register at : https://events.juvare.com/IL-IDPH/72b63b7d-26ff-4798-b036-d1b72e299687/

 

Although we are trying to vaccinate as many Vermilion County residents as possible against COVID, all three clinics this week are open to any Illinois resident.  If you have questions, or want to register over the phone, please call 431-2662, ext. 263 or 264.

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