We are reporting 12 new cases (three residents in their 70s, five in their 60s, two in their 50s, one in their 40s, and one in their 30s), and 16 released, which brings us to a total of 9,637 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 125 active COVID cases in the county. We have received 146,368 negative test results.
We have four COVID-vaccination clinics coming up this week :
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.