Atchison County’s COVID-19 Community Level is listed as high as of August 1, 2022, according to https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/

The Atchison County Health Department reports that as of July 31, 2022, there have been 1,603 cases of COVID-19 in Atchison County. Cases reported in 2022 by the month are: January, 328; February, 95; March, 12; April, 7; May, 16; June, 65; and July, 76. A total of 24 deaths have been reported.

The Tarkio Sewershed Project samples increased to show presumed Omicron BA.4/BA.5 variants at 100% with the July 12, 2022, sampling date.

COVID TESTING:

Atchison County Health Department offers COVID testing Monday through Thursday. Testing is done car-side. Call 660-736-4121 for an appointment.

COVID VACCINATIONS:

Children ages 6 months and up are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri.

Atchison County Health Department has both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines available for all age groups. They also carry J&J. Appointments available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Use www.vaccines.gov to find a COVID vaccine near you. A total of 82 COVID vaccine doses were given in June (including eight pediatric Pfizer).

Atchison County Health Department has administered 4,044 total COVID vaccine doses so far.

Atchison County Health Department continues to offer all four vaccines – Moderna, Pfizer and J&J – on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Use www.vaccines.gov to find a COVID vaccine near you.

COVID-19 IN ATCHISON COUNTY

7-31-22

FATALITIES 24

ACTIVE CASES 22

TOTAL CASES 1,603

MALE 733

FEMALE 870

UNDER 20 YEARS 312

21-29 YEARS 188

30-39 YEARS 238

40-49 YEARS 194

50-59 YEARS 212

60-69 YEARS 238

70-79 YEARS 149

80+ YEARS 72