Montgomery County is averaging 19.7 new COVID-19 cases per day in September, according to numbers furnished by the local health department. After a high of 41 new positive tests on Friday, Sept. 10, the average has been coming down with 13 on Saturday, 12 on Sunday, 16 on Monday and 16 on Tuesday.
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), 41 vaccine doses were administered in Montgomery County over the past week.
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 & Johnson). Clinics are walk-in, but if curb-side 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.