Reynolds County Health Center Covid Vaccinations

We are holding a Covid Vaccination Clinics every Wednesday from 8:30am to 3:30pm. It does not matter where you are in your shot schedule as we will accommodate everyone. We are presently offering Moderna and Pfizer vaccine.

We are also holding a Adult Vaccination Clinic on 9/25/2021 at the Health Center from 10am to 2 pm. We will be offering Tdap (Tetanus Booster), Covid, and Hepatitis A vaccinations. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

2021 Data

The Delta Variant is in our State. We are urging citizens to mask-up & if you are not vaccinated to please do so.

As of 9/16/2021 (2021 only), Reynolds County has had 294 recovered cases, 27 are in active isolation, 1164 tested with 843 being negative & 321 positive, and 2 Deaths. In 2020, 1820 tested, 1409 negative, 411 positive, & 4 deaths. We will be updating this information on our Facebook page Monday & Thursday now. Please go there for the most recent updates and announcements. Everyone should take precautions at all times no matter where you are.

 
At present our Positivity Rate has decreased to 20.8%!!  2020 saw a positivity rate of 22.3%. Please be aware of the precautions needed and practice them. Also, the Delta Variant is in Missouri and Missouri is experiencing an increase in cases as well. At this time, testing labs are only doing random testing for the Delta Variant. As of now, the symptoms for the variant is – Headache, Sore Throat, Cough. Loss of Taste or Smell is not likely for the Delta Variant.  If you haven’t been vaccinated, consider doing so. 
 
PERSONAL BEHAVIOR ADVISORY
 
  • Wear a mask at all times in public & other settings outside our home where social distancing is not possible. If vaccinated, please continue to wear your mask.
  • Maintain social distance of at least 6 feet wherever possible, and limit close contacts with other individuals to less than 15 minutes.
  • Wash hands multiple times a day.
  • Stay home when sick or if you have symptoms. Self isolate from other family members.
  • As much as possible, limit your regular interactions to a small group (<10) of family members, friends, and/or co-workers.

BUSINESS ADVISORY

In addition to the basic guidance for individuals, all businesses are advised to implement basic infection prevention measure informed by industry best practices:

  • Modify physical workspaces to maximize and maintain social distancing.
  • Develop an infectious disease preparedness and response plan, including policies & procedures for workforce contact tracing when an employee tests positive for COVID-19.
  • Monitor workforce for indicative symptoms. Symptomatic people should not physically return to work until cleared by a medical provider.
  • Develop, implement, and communicate about workplace flexibilities and protections, including:

Encouraging telework whenever possible and feasible with business operations; Working in phases and/or split shifts, if possible; Limiting access to common areas where personnel likely to congregate and interact: and Ensuring that sick leave policies are flexible & consistent with public health guidance

TRAVEL ADVISORY

  • Minimize travel outside of Missouri. If traveling outside the state, please follow all guidance and requirement for your destination. Upon return, take as many precautions as possible, wear a mask, and monitor symptoms.
  • If planning travel for gatherings during the holidays, especially those including individuals at high risk, encourage all people to self-isolate as family units as much as practicable in advance of any such gathering.
  • Do not attend gatherings, family or otherwise, if you have any symptoms. In light of the COVID-19 challenge, the State of Missouri’s COVID-19 advisory provides expectations for communities based upon their localized public health data. This advisory acknowledges different jurisdictions will face different situations as the COVID-10 challenge evolves.
For Domestic travel, click here. For International travel, click here.
 
We are still asking the public to make sure to practice the following-

1.) Handwashing- Please wash your hands frequently by using a anti-bacterial soap. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds. (Sing the ABC song or Happy Birthday twice)

2.) Social Distancing- Keep 6 feet away from others and refrain from shaking hands or hugging.

3.) Cover your face when coughing/sneezing by using a tissue or your elbow. If you use your hands, WASH THEM IMMEDIATELY!

4.) STAY AT HOME IF YOU ARE SICK– If you are running a fever (100 or higher), coughing or a worsening cough, and shortness of breath, call your medical doctor and give them your symptoms. DO NOT show up there without calling them first as they will have certain protocols/precautions to follow.

5.) If you are out in the public, please wear a face covering (even if vaccinated). This is to protect anyone who may have an underlying chronic condition & the elderly.

We thank our citizen’s for following these guidelines and know we are working hard to keep everyone safe and healthy. Our motto of Public Health – Promote, Protect and Prevent. For more information about Covid-19, click here.