Village of Diamond

Grundy County Health Dept. Provides COVID-19 Update

For Immediate Release                                        Contact Person: Michelle Pruim
Date: 06/28/2022                                                 Contact Phone: 815-941-3404
Website: www.grundyhealth.com

Grundy County Provides COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Community Levels

CDC has developed COVID-19 Community Levels as a new tool to help communities decide what
prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels 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 low.

LOW 
Stay up to date with COVID-19
vaccines.
Get tested in you have
symptoms.
MEDIUM
If you are high risk, talk to your
healthcare provider about whether you
need to wear a mask and take other
precautions.
Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
Get tested if you have symptoms.
HIGH
Wear a mask indoors in public.
Stay up to date with COVID-19
vaccines.
Get tested if you have symptoms
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.

COVID-19 Vaccine
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