Health officials urge vaccination as possible surge approaches


Last updated 7/20/2021 at 11:21am

Cases of COVID-19 in the Hill and Blanie county areas continue to trickle in as the rate of new cases doubles in many parts of the U.S., and Hill County Public Health Director and Health Officer Kim Berg as well as Blaine County Public Health Nurse Jana McPherson-Hauer are urging residents to get vaccinated as soon as possible in preparation for a possible surge this fall.

The surge has the potential to be exacerbated by the Delta variant of COVID-19 now circulating through the U.S. and recently found in Blaine County.

Berg said, as of 5 p.m. last Thursday, six people in the county that t...

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