52 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday (September 1) in Alexander County according to the Alexander County Health Department
5324 cases since the beginning of the pandemic
414 cases in past 14 days
250 cases in past 7 days
16 county citizens are in hospital, no change from Tuesday
98 deaths associated with the coronavirus and the Delta Variant
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.
The Health Department 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. The department not been given authorization to administer those booster vaccines at this time.