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Cameron Elementary To Host Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

The Marshall County Health Department will offer another opportunity for residents to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, this time setting up shop in Cameron.

The department will hold a pop-up vaccine clinic from noon-2 p.m. today at Cameron Elementary School. Pfizer vaccines will be available to children aged 5 to 11 and both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available to anyone 12 and older. Visitors are required to provide ID, as well as a record of vaccination for those getting a booster. Visitors also are asked to wear masks to the clinic, as the school district still requires masks in its buildings.

The Marshall County Health Department reported 50 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 26 probable cases between Nov. 20-23. The department was closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department normally releases weekly COVID updates on Sundays, but none had been released as of Sunday evening.

According to the Department of Health and Human Resources COVID-19 dashboard, Ohio County has recorded 4,901 confirmed positive cases, 1,643 probable cases and 114 related deaths since the pandemic began.

Marshall County has recorded 3,996 confirmed cases, 1,646 probable cases and 119 related deaths.

Hancock, Brooke and Marshall counties all were red, the highest-risk category, on the latest COVID-19 alert map. Ohio County was orange, the second-highest-risk category.


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