For Immediate Release Contact Person: Michelle Pruim
Date: 07/18/2022 Contact Phone: 815-941-3404
Grundy County Provides COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Community Levels
CDC has developed COVID-19 Community Levels as a tool to help communities decide what prevention steps
to take based on the latest data. Levels are updated daily, and are determined by looking at hospital beds
being used, admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases. As of today, Grundy County is high.
Stay up to date with COVID-19 If you are high risk, talk to your healthcare
vaccines. provider about whether you need to wear
a mask and take other precautions.
Get tested in you have Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
symptoms Get tested if you have symptoms.
Wear a mask indoors in public.
Stay up to date with COVID-19
Get tested if you have
Additional precautions may be
needed for people at high risk
for severe illness.
People may choose to mask at any time. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask. Masks are required on public transportation and may be required in other places by local or state authorities.
The Health Department has vaccine available for persons 5 years and older by appointment, please call 815-
941-3404 to schedule. Vaccine for children 6 months to 5 years old is expected to be available through the Health Department later this summer.
Local pharmacies and neighboring counties have additional clinic opportunities. Residents may choose to visit vaccine.gov to find a provider administering vaccine to persons of any age.
BOARD OF HEALTH
Joan Harrop, J.D. Dean Marketti Dana Howd, M.D. Kathy Ulivi, F.N.P.-B.C.
Leticia Setrini-Best, M.D. Eric Rasmusson Ann-Marie Struck, D.D.S. Dick Joyce
Michelle Pruim, M.B.A., Administrator