21 new cases of COVID-19

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RBC | For the week of July 5-11, there have been 21 new reported cases of COVID-19 with no new hospital admissions. According to Public Health, there is community spread of the Delta variant. Updated data analysis of the variant shows 8-10% of cases require emergency medical treatment.

Just over 2,000 Rio Blanco County residents have received at least one dose of vaccine as of July 13, 2021, for a percentage of 37.2%. Of those 2,000, there have been four breakthrough cases in fully vaccinated individuals. Those four reported mild to moderate symptoms.

COVID-19 Vaccine clinics are now WALK IN in Rio Blanco County.

In Meeker:

Fairfield Center (200 Main St) Walk-In:
Moderna (18 and up): Thursdays 12:00pm-5:30pm
Pfizer (12 and up): Fridays 2:00pm-4:00pm
Please call (970) 878-9520 with any questions.

In Rangely:

Public Health Walk-In (101 E Main across from the library):
Moderna (18 and up): Thursdays 3:00pm-5:30pm
Pfizer (12 and up): By appointment only
Please call (970) 878-9525 with questions or to schedule Pfizer dose

*Pioneers Medical Center is currently offering walk-in clinics for Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccine:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00am-noon or 2:00pm-4:00pm

Special to The Herald Times