If you’re inside or outside this fall, and standing or sitting within six feet of another person for more than 10 minutes, wear a mask, Marshall County health officials say.
Valley Heights' varsity football team went into quarantine Wednesday because of COVID-19 and that left Marysville in a short scramble to find a replacement game for opening night Friday.
Marshall County began to administer a third shot of COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised residents this week, just as the local number of active cases began to climb again.
COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for people with compromised immune systems will be available starting next week through the Marshall County Health Department.
The COVID-19 delta variant is in Marshall County, health officials said Monday. Tests at the state lab showed the variant in seven recent cases in Marshall County, said Sue Rhodes, director of the Marshall County Health Department.
A sign on the front door of the Marshall County Health Department says, “STOP, if you have COVID-19 symptoms and want to be tested, go to your car and call 562-3485.”
COVID-19 numbers were rebounding this week in Marshall County, similar to other Midwestern counties, with eight active cases reported by the local health department Tuesday.
Children ages 12 to 16 as well as adults continued to get vaccines this week in Marshall County, pushing up the percentage of county residents fully immunized against COVID-19.
Marshall County suffered one more casualty to COVID-19 this month just as federal health officials removed the recommendation for people to wear masks outdoors and in many indoor settings.
Masks are no longer mandatory for anyone on Marysville public school grounds or inside school buildings, Marysville USD 364 school board decided Monday night.
Marshall County Health Department has continued to see a very low recent case count of COVID-19 in the county, reporting two cases last Thursday, with one pending test for the virus.
Marysville and Valley Heights schools plan to continue to require masks in light of the COVID-19 pandemic while some other area schools have lifted the requirement.
A week after nurses gave 1,067 shots of COVID-19 vaccine in a single day at the historic depot, the Marshall County Health Department continued to give booster shots at their offices in downtown Marysville.
About half of Marshall County’s adults had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by early this week, while more vaccines were available to those seeking shots.
Marshall County commissioners unanimously rescinded the county’s mask mandate Monday. The mandate had been in effect since November when the county’s active cases surged to more than 200.
Cambridge Place Senior Care in Marysville and Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids began to allow limited indoor visits Feb. 24. The opening comes after a year of doors closed to visitors to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A local senior citizen and his daughter met with Marshall County officials Monday to request a process for critically ill senior citizens to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
The following recent information is from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. It includes frequently asked questions and addresses myths about COVID-19 vaccines.
Marshall County Health Department is waiting for more information from the state as it works on a COVID-19 immunization plan to handle the Phase 2 groups of local residents.
Marshall County residents can now sign up to put their name on a list to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by filling out an online form at www.cmhcare.org or by calling the vaccine hotline at 785-562-4474.
Marshall County residents are welcome to call the Vaccine Readiness Hotline at Community Memorial Healthcare to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when they become available.
Marshall County’s active COVID-19 count dipped to 37 cases Monday but testing again was on the increase early this week, said county health department director Sue Rhodes.