Knox County COVID Positive Case Numbers and Vaccine Administration Data

Knox County, IL- The Knox County Unified Command is announcing seven (7) new cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), between Friday, July 16, 2021, and Monday, July 19, 2021, bringing the total positive cases to 5,766. 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 20s · 1 female 30s · 1 female 60s · 2 females 70s · 1 male 70s


According to the Illinois Department of Public Health today, Knox County has administered 45,565 COVID-19 vaccines and 22,542 county residents have been fully vaccinated. This makes up 44.98% of our population fully vaccinated. The Knox County Unified Command holds clinics weekly at the Unified Command Vaccine Center, 1150 W. Carl Sandburg Dr., Galesburg (former Bergner’s Building). A Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held on Thursday, July 22nd 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. A Pfizer and Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held on Tuesday, July 27th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Health Department offers the two dose Pfizer vaccine to those 12 years of age and up and the one dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine to those 18 years of age and up at the clinic. Individuals under the age of 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. A parental consent must be signed before the vaccine can be administered. The Knox County Health Department is offering a Community Pop-Up Pfizer and Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Galesburg’s Café in the Park, Downtown Park Plaza, Galesburg, on Wednesday, July 21st from 11:00 a.m.-1:00p.m. The Health Department offers the two dose Pfizer vaccine to those 12 years of age and up and the one dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine to those 18 years of age and up at the clinic. Individuals under the age of 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. A parental consent must be signed before the vaccine can be administered. 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 dph.sick@illinois.gov or call your Knox County Health Department at 309-344-2224 or email covid19@knoxcountyhealth.org.

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