Weekly Update 7/15/2022

COVID Risk Level: Medium

The COVID-19 Community Level in Fayette County is currently MEDIUM. The recommendations based on this level are:

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.

Vaccination Schedule

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.

Please bring:

  • 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.