BUTLER COUNTY COVID-19 DATA
The number of new cases over a seven-day period rose 14.2% when compared to the previous seven days.
It marks the third straight week of increased cases, and the third straight week of increasing positivity rate.
We recommend that individuals, families, and organizations be extra cautious at this time of high spread.
The CDC has noted an increase of influenza A cases in recent weeks. The majority of the cases have been found in young adults and children. They tend to be the main drivers when it comes to flu transmission.
Flu vaccination is the best way to prevent spread. Read more and find a flu vaccine near you.
VACCINE APPROVED FOR CHILDREN
The CDC recommends that children and adolescents age 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for children and adolescents age 5 and up, as a 2-dose series taken 3 weeks apart.
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COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTERS
Booster doses are now available for certain populations who have received all three COVID-19 vaccines authorized or approved in the U.S.
Eligible Ohioans who received the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are now able to receive booster doses, and may choose any approved COVID-19 vaccine.
FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS
Premier Community Health and Atrium Medical Center are partnering with community organizations to offer free, valuable health screenings in Middletown and Trenton.
Free health screenings and flu shots are available at all locations. COVID-19 vaccines will be offered at the Central Connections location only.