Boosters for Ages 5+

May 25, 2022: On May 19, the CDC announced its recommendation that children ages 5 to 11 should get a Pfizer COVID-19 booster dose at least 5 months after their second shot. The CDC made this decision based on recent data. … Read More

CDC Mask Recommendations

May 5, 2022: When indoors on public transportation, the CDC recommends everyone aged 2 years and older wear a well-fitted mask. Staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, avoiding crowds, and wearing a well-fitting mask are steps people can take … Read More

Second Booster Dose

April 6, 2022 Everyone age 12 and older is eligible to get a COVID-19 booster dose. Last week, the CDC expanded guidance allowing adults age 50 and older and immunocompromised people to get a second booster dose. These populations are … Read More

Franklin County Mask Advisory Lifted

February 28, 2022 On Friday, February 25, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its framework to monitor the level of COVID-19 in communities. This framework moves beyond case rates and test positivity to evaluate factors that reflect … Read More

New CDC Framework for COVID-19

February 25, 2022 Today the CDC released a new framework to monitor the level of COVID-19 in communities, focusing its recommendations on minimizing severe disease, limiting the strain on the healthcare system, and enabling those at the highest risk to … Read More

Mask Advisory Statement

February 16, 2022 Franklin County Health Commissioner Joe Mazzola was pleased to be part of a conversation this week with Columbus Public Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts and city leaders from Columbus, Bexley, Whitehall, and Worthington to discuss the status … Read More

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