PARK RAPIDS, MN (August 1, 2022) – Hubbard County is seeing another surge in COVID-19 cases, driven by the Omicron BA.5 variant. The community and transmission levels in Hubbard County are currently rated as “high” by the CDC.
When community levels are high, it is recommended to mask indoors, stay up to date with COVID vaccines and get tested if you have any symptoms or have a known exposure. Symptoms of the BA.5 variant include, but are not limited to a runny nose, cough, sore throat, fever, headache, muscle pain and fatigue. BA.5 is very contagious and anyone with any of the symptoms listed is encouraged to test, either with a home test or by contacting your medical provider.
CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health has a limited number of free at-home tests. Please call Community Health at 218-237-5464 if you would like more information.
CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health continues to hold COVID-19 walk-in clinics – primary series and boosters – for ages 12 and up. Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are available.
COVID-19 Vaccine – Walk-In
Where: CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health Office
Address: 1415 1st Street E, Park Rapids, MN 56470
Times: 9:00 am -11:00 am