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JCHD still encouraging vaccinations

(Hillsboro) As positive Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the state, there continues to be a push to get more residents vaccinated. Jefferson County Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar says the Delta variant continues to be found in other areas of the state, so now is a good time to get the vaccine.

On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Health Department reported 55 new cases of Covid-19 in the county. The total number of positive cases stands at 24,165 since March of last year. The active cases sit at 168, and there have been 255 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

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