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COVID-19 UPDATES

3 new PCR and 0 new antigen cases today, May 10th, 2021.

Lafayette County Health Department has confirmed a total of 2660 cases of COVID-19 for Lafayette County to date. We have 59 deaths, reported previously. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those individuals.

There are currently 12 active cases.

We currently have 1 hospitalizations out of the 12 active cases.

Our positivity rate for 04/25/2021-05/01/2021 is 4.3%, Missouri Hospital Association

Numbers of total cases reported at the state and federal level may show differently. This is due to data entry discrepancies in the state’s system and lag times entering them into the state database.

 It is urgent that everyone use several layers of protection: Social distancing, mask wearing in public, avoiding unnecessary gatherings and exposures, proper hand hygiene, and sneeze/cough etiquette.

Covid-19 Vaccine Scheduling

LCHD is currently scheduling for COVID vaccine clinics Tue. March 23rd and Thurs. March 25th at the Margaret Gray Sr. Center in Lexington. Missouri is currently in Phase 1B Tier 3. If you qualify (see link below), please call the health department 660-259-4371 option #4 or #5 Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:00 to schedule an appointment. This will be the 2-dose Pfizer vaccine.

Other Options Covid Vaccine Sign Up

We are required to follow a staged and tiered approach to vaccine administration and therefore responses will not be kept in any type of order as to the time completed. We will do our best to contact individuals that fall within the proper priority groups when vaccine is available to them. The availability weekly shipments of vaccine to LCHD are extremely limited in number at this time.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

*Please continue to watch our website and Facebook page for vaccine availability and schedule updates.

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VISION & MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Lafayette County Health Department is to empower people to develop safe and healthy lifestyles. In pursuing our mission, we value:

  • Responsiveness
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Dignity, Self-worth, and Individual Rights
  • Prevention and Early Intervention
  • Excellence
  • Valued Workers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH

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Lexington, MO 64067

660-259-4371

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