FAIRFIELD COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE
The Fairfield County Health Department continues to record new COVID-19 case reports, COVID deaths, and vaccination rates and updates the Fairfield County report on a weekly basis. The Ohio Department of Health updates their COVID-19 Dashboard daily.
June 24, 2022 Report
The Fairfield County Health Department is reporting a 9% increase in COVID-19 cases over the past week. From 6/17/2022 through 6/23/2022 there were 216 new COVID-19 cases reported, for a rate of 137.1 cases per week per 100,000 population.
CDC County Level Map
4 new hospitalizations were reported in the past week and no new COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the past week for Fairfield County residents.
There were 60 new first dose vaccinations given last week, with 60.7% of Fairfield County residents having received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Fairfield County Health Department offers first and second dose vaccinations for anyone 5 and over, and COVID-19 booster doses for those eligible.
Learn about updated COVID-19 booster shot guidance for:
- People who received Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine for their first shot and booster
- Adults ages 50 years and older
- People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised
COVID-19 vaccinations can be done as a walk-in or you can call (740) 652-2800 to schedule an appointment.
We have free COVID-19 home test kits available that we are distributing during office hours without an appointment. Free test kits can also be ordered from https://www.covid.gov/tests
COVID-19 Prevention Strategies
- Vaccination: If you are eligible (12 or older) and can safely do so, get vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Masking: If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, wearing a mask that covers the nose, mouth, and chin will help.
- Social Distancing: If you are not fully vaccinated attempt to maintain at least 6 feet of distancing from others.