County Averaging 10.8 New Cases Each Day


After 31 new positives in the first three days of this week, Montgomery County is averaging 10.8 new COVID-19 cases a day through the first ten days of August.

According to numbers posted regularly by the health department, Montgomery County averaged 2.3 new cases per day in July and 0.7 new cases per day in June.  During the height of the pandemic in December 2020 and January 2021, Montgomery County averaged 22.8 new cases per day. 

The third of three drive-through clinics is Thursday, Aug. 12, from 5-7 p.m. in Raymond in the Lincolnwood parking lot.  All three vaccines will be available: Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson and Johnson.  Pre-registration is not required; bring an insurance card if you have one.

The local health department continues to offer all three vaccinations at their main office on Route 185 in Taylor Springs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Monday and Thursday.  All three vaccines are available (Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson).  Clinics are walk-in, but if curbside service is needed, it is available.  Simply call the health department (217-532-2001) upon arrival and tell them you need a shot in your vehicle.


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