COVID CORNER: News and updates pertaining to COVID-19
TINA L. SCOTT
According to the Lincoln County Health Department (LCHD), as of May 19, 2021:
• 41.2% (11,365) of Lincoln County residents have completed their first dose of the COVID-19 vacination
• 36.9% (10,170) of Lincoln County residents have completed their vaccine series.
The LCHD is working to provide information to the community regarding the vaccine and where individuals can get vaccinated, if they wish to do so. You can contact the LCHD at 715.536.0307 or go to their website to access resources at: www.lincolncountyhealthdepartment.com
“Ultimately, it’s everyone’s choice whether they get the vaccine now, later or not at all,” a May 20, 2021, press release from the LCHD confirmed. “As a public health department, we want to be sure that everyone has the information to make a decision that is best for them. We encourage individuals to talk with their healthcare provider or pharmacist to address any questions or concerns they have.”