As of noon on Wednesday
5,530 cases since the beginning of the pandemic
23 new cases in past 24 hours
456 cases in past 14 days
206 cases in past 7 days
20 county citizens are hospitalized with virus associated symptoms (-1 from Tuesday)
37 percent of the county’s citizens are fully vaccinated
40 percent of the county’s citizens have received one dose of the vaccine
At this time the Alexander County Health Department is scheduling appointments for the Pfizer vaccine for persons age 12 and older and the Moderna vaccine for persons age 18 and older. To register for a vaccine appointment at our office, visit https://alexandercountync.gov/covid/ or call 828-632-9704.
Alexander County Public Health is also providing third-doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to fully vaccinated persons who are moderately to severely immunocompromised according to CDC guidelines. For those who are interested in a booster and are not immunocompromised, the current indication is that those may begin sometime in the fall and that patients could become eligible on/after the 8-month anniversary of their second vaccine dose.