Marshall County had fewer COVID-19 cases reported by early this week, with 21 active cases Tuesday and two people hospitalized.

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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 reported 35 active cases of COVID-19 Monday, according to the county health department.

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.

COVID-19 numbers remain similar to last week, according to figures from 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.

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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.”

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.

Active cases of COVID-19 declined in Marshall County this past week with a total of seven reported on Tuesday.

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Marshall County’s COVID-19 numbers continued to grow to 19 active cases Tuesday.

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Starting June 1, children ages 12 and older can begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations at the Marshall County Health Department in Marysville.

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.

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’s mask mandate will expire Saturday, which is the day it was scheduled to expire when city council passed the mandate several months ago.

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Two COVID-19 cases were reported in Marshall County early this week, according to the local health department.

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.

The city of Marysville’s mask mandate has been extended until May 1. Officials say the mandate, which includes fines, will be enforced.

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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.

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More than 800 area residents received COVID-19 vaccine shots at Marshall County’s first mass clinic held Thursday.

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A mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic was under way Thursday in Marysville for those 65 or older who live, work or have a doctor in Marshall County.

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.

Vaccinations against COVID-19 continued at a steady pace at the Marshall County Health Department Tuesday.

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.

Marshall County had two active COVID-19 cases reported by health officials Monday. The county hasn’t seen its infection rate that low since last summer.

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Marshall County has continued to receive 200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine a week, which are being administered by the county’s health department.

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.

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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 or by calling the vaccine hotline at 785-562-4474.

Community Memorial Healthcare continues to accept names for its list of local residents interested in getting a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

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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.

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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.