On September 30, 2022, the CDC identified Franklin County as low (green) community transmission level. This has changed from yellow (medium). This means:
Anyone can wear a mask at any time, we encourage residents to embrace a mask-friendly culture in all situations. When in doubt, mask up.
The BA.4 and BA.5 variants are predicted to spread this fall and winter. Vaccines, including boosters, continue to save lives. Getting the shot is the best way to protect yourself from serious illness, hospitalization or death.