Warren County COVID update, November 23

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Warren County has reported 63 new COVID-19 cases and 98 recoveries since Monday. There are currently 508 active cases in the county. 

(Warren County Health Services)

The county said the surge in COVID cases in recent weeks appears to stem from workplace contacts, household contacts and indoor events.

Twenty-two cases involved individuals who had been fully vaccinated. As of Tuesday, 1,241 of 44,607 fully vaccinated Warren County residents have tested positive for COVID.

As of Tuesday, 48,107 Warren County residents (74.9% of the county’s population) have received their first vaccine doses, and 44,607 have been fully vaccinated. 69.4% of Warren County residents have completed a vaccination series, compared to the state average of 66.1%. 85.2% of Warren County residents 18 and older have gotten at least one dose.

Warren County recommends residents:

  • Get a COVID-19 vaccination
  • Do not go to work or school if feeling any symptoms of illness, and self-quarantine until getting a COVID test
  • Wear a mask and face covering in public indoor places
  • Those who are not vaccinated, including children under the age of 12, should wear masks in all public indoor settings
  • Wash hands frequently and maintain social distance
  • If diagnosed with COVID-19, please consult a physician or urgent care center to discuss treatment

Upcoming vaccination clinics:

  • November 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Warren County Municipal Center. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson first doses and booster doses. Booster portion is full.
  • November 30, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Warren County Municipal Center. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson first doses and booster doses.
  • December 7, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Warren County Municipal Center. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson first doses and booster doses.

Parents and guardians can make appointments for their children at state mass vaccination sites on the New York State website. Parents can also contact their child’s pediatrician, pharmacies or other providers for vaccination information and to schedule appointments.

Registration for the clinics is required and can be found on the Warren County website. Booster shot eligibility requirements can be found on the New York State website.

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