COVID Risk Level: Medium
The COVID-19 Community Level in Fayette County is currently MEDIUM. The recommendations based on this level are:
- Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
- Get tested if you have symptoms.
- Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19.
- Wear a mask on public transportation.
- You may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect yourself and others.
- If you are at high risk for severe illness, consider wearing a mask indoors in public and taking additional precautions.
COVID vaccinations are available for ages 6 months and up
Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) offers COVID vaccinations for children ages 6 months and up. COVID-19 vaccination can help protect everyone 6 months and older from getting seriously ill from COVID-19. Parents are encouraged to talk to their child’s doctor or a qualified healthcare provider to get the facts about COVID-19 and the available vaccines.
Consent from a parent or guardian is required before youth under age 18 years can be vaccinated. Emancipated teens may sign their own consent.
Fayette County Public Health will offer all 3 COVID vaccines and boosters on Tuesdays in July from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the health department office. Appointments can be made by calling 740-335-5910 or visiting faycohd.org/events.
- COVID vaccination record if you have already received at least one dose
- Health insurance card
There is no cost for a COVID vaccine. Patient insurance is billed for a fee to administer the vaccine, but patients will not be billed. To view more dates, visit faycohd.org/events.
COVID-19 vaccination status in Fayette County
- 13,559 started (48%)
- 12,674 completed (44%)
- 6239 first booster
- 893 second booster
.COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths
The numbers in parentheses reflect new cases over the past 14 days.
- 8192 cases (+90)
- 510 hospitalizations (+9)
- 122 deaths (no change)
- 7863 presumed recovered (+72)
Cases Per 100,000: (14-day period ending 6/29/2022)
Fayette County: 326 per 100,000 (up from 227.9 last week)
Ohio: 334.1 per 100,000 (up from 277.4)
For more information about the clinics and programs at Fayette County Public Health, visit their website at faycohd.org.