Knox County, IL- The Knox County Unified Command is announcing six (6) new cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), between Friday, June 25, 2021 and Monday, June 28, 2021, bringing the total positive cases to 5,721. Due to federal privacy restriction, release of any additional information is prohibited. In every effort to reduce the risk of additional transmission, local public health officials are working to identify and actively monitor individuals who were in direct contact with these individuals.
The new cases include
· 1 female <10 · 1 female 10s · 2 males 10s · 1 female 30s · 1 male 40s
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health today, Knox County has administered 44,292 COVID-19 vaccines and 21,856 county residents have been fully vaccinated. This makes up 43.61% of our population fully vaccinated. The Knox County Unified Command is hosting a Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Unified Command Vaccine Center, 1150 W. Carl Sandburg Dr., Galesburg (former Bergner’s Building) on Thursday, July 1st from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The Health Department will be administering the two dose Moderna vaccine to those 18 years of age and up and the one dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine to those 18 years of age and up at the clinic. Patients will need a second dose between 28 and 42 days after the first dose. The Health Department is offering a rural walk-in Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Oak Run First Responders, 1497 Knox Rd. 1725 North, Dahinda on Thursday, July 1st from 9:00am-11:00am. This is a one dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine available to those 18 years of age and up. Credible sources for information about COVID-19 include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov and Illinois Department of Public Health www.dph.illinois.gov. For general questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call your Knox County Health Department at 309-344-2224 or email email@example.com.