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COVID-19

Purchase District Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Update

 

 

You can schedule by clicking SCHEDULE or by calling (270) 444-5170 if scheduling in McCracken County. We are scheduling one week in advance. We are scheduling Phases 1, 2, and 3. Phase 2 is anyone 40 and older, and Phase 3 is anyone 16 and older. 
PDHD is administering the Moderna Vaccine. You must be 18 or older to receive this vaccine. Please be certain you’re available to return 28 days following your first dose to receive the second dose. You must receive your second dose from the organization that administered your first.
If you are in the Phase 1, 2, or 3 population and live in Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, or Hickman County County you can schedule by calling:

The Ballard County Health Center at (270) 665-5432.

The Carlisle County Health Center at (270) 628-5431.

The Fulton County Health Center at (270) 236-2825.

The Hickman County Health Center at (270) 653-6110.

Please be patient as call volumes will be high.

 

Phase 1:

1a: Healthcare workers, first responders

1b: 70 plus, teachers, and childcare workers (licensed facility, registered professional, or certified home)

1c: 60-69, CDC defined high risk, essential workers

Phase 2:

Anyone aged 40 or older.

Phase 3:

Anyone aged 16 or older.

Current Counts of COVID-19 in Kentucky and the Purchase District:

As of 3:00pm, April 9, 2021.

 

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Background

The CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named COVID-19) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand.

Medicaid Assisters are still available: In the Purchase District? Contact Brenda Cooper at 270-331-6123

In need of resources? Please go to www.purchasehealthconnections.com/community-resource-guide/ for resources in the Purchase Area. Please call resources prior to going in person. 

How COVID-19 Spreads

Much is unknown about how COVID-19, a new coronavirus, spreads. Current knowledge is largely based on what is known about similar coronaviruses. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people such as with MERS, SARS, and now with COVID-19.

Most often, spread from person-to-person happens among close contacts (about 6 feet). Person-to-person spread is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes, similar to how influenza and other respiratory pathogens spread. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. It’s currently unclear if a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.

Typically, with most respiratory viruses, people are thought to be most contagious when they are most symptomatic (the sickest).

Symptoms

For confirmed COVID-19 infections, reported illnesses have ranged from people with little to no symptoms to people being severely ill and dying. Symptoms can include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

CDC believes at this time that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 after exposure.

Prevention & Treatment

There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using facemask.
    • CDC recommends that people wear masks in public and when around people who don’t live in your household.
    • Masks should NOT be worn by children under age 2 or anyone who has trouble breathing, is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
    • Do NOT use a mask meant for a healthcare worker. Currently, surgical masks and N95 respirators are critical supplies that should be reserved for healthcare workers and other first responders.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19 infection. People infected with COVID-19 should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms.

People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact your healthcare provider immediately.