Saline County Health Department: July COVID-19 Update


Here is the Saline County COVID-19 update for July 2022.

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There were 584 reported cases of COVID-19 throughout July, up significantly from the 298 cases reported in June.

While hospitalizations have remained low for most of the month, the Salina Regional Health Center reports that there are currently 14 people in varying levels of condition being treated for COVID-19 (compared to four hospitalized patients reported in the same period last month). June and July both saw three deaths from COVID-19.

Medical representatives worry about how long many of their patients fought COVID on their own before seeking care; and encourage anyone with symptoms to call their doctor if symptoms continue to worsen after five days.

The CDC rates the community spread of COVID-19 at a medium level.

If you are at high risk for serious illness, ask your health care provider if you should wear a mask or take other precautions.

Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.

Get tested if you have symptoms.

Learn more about the COVID-19 situation in Saline County, Kansas: COVID data tracker.

Contact your doctor immediately if your COVID-19 symptoms become unmanageable at home or continue to worsen after five days.


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