Grundy County provides COVID-19 update

Vaccination

IL Department of Public Health (IDPH) data shows that 51.73% of the Grundy population is fully vaccinated.

Walk-in vaccine clinic will be held each Monday, Wednesday and Friday in December from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Grundy County Health Department (1320 Union Street, Morris) for residents 12 years and older.

An additional clinic will be held on Saturday, December 11th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m at the Coal City Public Library District (85 N Garfield St, Coal City) for residents 12 years and older.

First, second and third doses are available for residents 12 years and older. Booster doses are available for anyone 18 years and older, regardless of medical condition or work setting. All 3 vaccines are intended to be available at each walk-in clinic, as supplies last. Unless obtaining a 1st dose, vaccine record of previous doses must be presented.

Cases

To date, the total number of positive cases in Grundy is eight-thousand four-hundred and sixty-four (8,464), with ninety (90) residents who have passed away as a result of COVID-19 complications.

Presently, the Grundy County Health Department is following two-hundred and three (203) people who have recently tested positive and are in isolation, and each of their close contacts.

Grundy County remains an “orange” status in the measurements of risk. The “orange” level indicates that there are warning signs of increased COVID-19 risk in the county.

Residents may visit the Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers webpage (morrishospital.org) to learn the latest information about Morris Hospital hospitalizations, test positivity, testing locations and visiting guidelines. The Hospital updates hospitalization and test positivity rate information each weekday at 10:00am, and includes details related to number of vaccinated and unvaccinated patients.