As people and events move indoors during the winter months seasonal sicknesses are more prevalent and Christian County has seen a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases. The Christian County Health Department offers tests and vaccines year-round and are dedicated to providing these services, especially during the holiday season.
Dr. Chad Anderson, the Public Health Administrator for the Christian County Health Department, says that an analysis of recent COVID-19 testing data shows 48% of citizens testing positive.
The Christian County Health Department urges citizens not to enter the health department if one is showing symptoms of COVID-19, RSV, or a cold. Nurses will provide testing or vaccinations like a drive-thru.
Anderson says the times for drive-thru testing or vaccinations is approximately 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Christian County Health Department, located at 902 West Springfield Road in Taylorville, the new location will be taken to by December 19th at 730 North Pawnee Street.
Contact the Christian County Health Department at 217-824-4113 or visit them online at cchdil.org/.
Dr. Chad Anderson appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.