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Vermilion County Covid 19 update 5/18/21

We are reporting 53 new cases and 111 released, which brings us to a total of 9,625 positive cases.

 

We have lost a total of 135 Vermilion County residents to COVID-related deaths since this pandemic began.

 

There are currently 10 Vermilion County residents with COVID hospitalized.  There are currently 129 active COVID cases in the county.  We have received 146,368 negative test results.

 

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

 

Tuesday, May 18 --  A Pfizer clinic focusing on Vermilion County students between the ages of 12 and 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hoopeston Area High School;

 

Wednesday, May 19 -- A Pfizer clinic focusing on Vermilion County students between the ages of 12 and 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School;

 

Thursday, May 20 -- A Moderna clinic focusing on those needing their second Moderna vaccinations from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Vermilion County Health Department;

 

Friday, May 21 -- A Pfizer clinic focusing on Vermilion County students between the ages of 12 and 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Salt Fork Middle School in rural Sidell; and

 

Saturday, May 22 -- A Pfizer clinic focusing on Vermilion County students between the ages of 12 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mark Denman Elementary School in Danville.

 

Those interested can sign up using the links at www.vchd.org<http://www.vchd.org>, or can call for assistance at 431-2662, ext. 263 or 264.

 

Children must have a parent/ legal guardian with them to sign the consent form.  We are asking that only one parent / legal guardian come to the clinic and only the children who will be receiving the vaccine, to help with social distancing and flow.

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