Covid-19 Reports

HVHD COVID-19 Report

Housatonic Valley Health District is committed to providing weekly in-depth COVID-19 reports, which are published every Friday. 

Update from Lisa Morrissey, Director of Health

 

On February 22nd, the World Health Organization (WHO) Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution declared that the BA.2 sub-lineage should continue to be considered a variant of concern and that it should remain classified as Omicron. The BA.2 subvariant, which spreads 80% faster than the earlier Omicron, has more than doubled in the U.S. over two weeks.

It is important to remember:

  • Stay home if you are not feeling well, get tested, and wear a mask when around others
  • Monitor yourself daily
  • Check your community’s COVID-19 levels and follow recommendations based on level

 

Housatonic Valley Health District started Rapid PCR Tests for the general public on March 8, 2022.

Monday 9:00 – 11:00 am (New Milford)
Tuesday 9:00 – 11:00 am (Southbury)
Wednesday 9:00 – 11:00 am (New Milford)
Thursday 9:00 – 11:00 am (Southbury)

Appointments are required. Click here to schedule an appointment.

 

Be in the Known: Check your community’s COVID-19 levels

Cases per 100K residents

5.3
New Milford
5.4
Oxford
13.9
Southbury
Washington
5.3
Woodbury
Updated March 24, 2022
Retrieved from https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Data-Tracker on March 24, 2022

Fully Vaccinated Percentage by Town

New Milford
77.21%
Oxford
71.43%
Southbury
77.4%
Washington
82.15%
Woodbury
75.63%

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