Officials will operate an offsite community testing and vaccine clinic at the Schoenbaum Center on Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Additional clinics will take place Aug. 7, Aug. 14 and Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
West Virginians 12 and older are eligible to receive vaccine doses. Young added it is of the utmost importance that the public follows coronavirus guidelines and gets vaccinated.
The health department offers vaccine doses from Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The health department is also encouraging coronavirus testing. “Indicators show that COVID is back and on the rise,” Young said in a statement. “The Delta variant is the predominant strain across the United States and I am concerned that with the growing number of cases in our County that we will see more cases of the Delta Variant here.”
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