COVID cases rise significantly in Wexford County

Collaborator: Rachael Schuit
Published: 03/24/2021, 2:15 PM
(WEXFORD COUNTY, Mich.) According to health officials from District Health Department #10, the rate of positive COVID-19 cases in Wexford County has increased significantly during the month of March. Between March 1st and March 23rd, Wexford County had 340 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. In February, health officials say there were 138 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wexford County. “We understand that most everyone is tired of the COVID-19 prevention protocols and eager to get things back to normal,” said Kevin Hughes, DHD#10 Health Officer. “We urge you to please continue masking, social distancing, washing your hands often, avoiding large crowds, and get vaccinated. This is the best prevention to stop the spread of COVID-19.” Anyone ages 16 and older who lives in the District Health Department #10's jurisdiction is allowed to register for a COVID-19 vaccine. DHD #10 covers Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Mason, Manistee, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, and Wexford Counties.


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