Mask Advisory Lifted

Statement from Joe Mazzola, Franklin County Health Commissioner August 19, 2022: Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 community level for Franklin County was downgraded to yellow (medium). To align with CDC guidance, Franklin County Public Health … Read More

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

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