The U.S. House voted Wednesday to declare the coronavirus pandemic “over.” But a state agency reported Greenwood and Lyon Counties still have high rates of COVID-19.
Lyon County had a slight increase in reported coronavirus cases last week, while Chase County had none. But Lyon County may have one new death.
After months of work, the North Lyon County School Board is ready to improve part of the track at Northern Heights High School.
CareArc and Lyon County Public Health will begin distributing both the pediatric Moderna and the pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent COVID-19 vaccines. These booster vaccines are available for children ages 5 - 11.
The Centers for Disease Control expanded the use of bivalent COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5 - 11 last week, but patients will have to wait a little longer before they are available locally.
Newman Regional Health will start offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment for children aged 6 months and older, effective July 1.
CareArc will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccination and testing clinic at Abundant Harvest Food Kitchen, located at 1028 Whittier St, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24.