Jul 26

COVID-19 Summary Report for July 26, 2021

Posted on July 26, 2021 at 4:45 PM by Heather Smith

Loudoun County COVID-19 Data Snapshot

Last report 07/19/21@5:01 p.m.

 COVID-19 Cases Data 

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Loudoun County Update

  • COVID-19 Cases Increasing in Loudoun County; Health Officials Encourage Unvaccinated to Seek Vaccination ASAP 
    • Health officials report that over the past month, the number of new cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in Loudoun County, in Virginia and throughout the United States, fueled by the coronavirus Delta variant.
    • Health officials also have noted that among Loudoun residents who are vaccinated, the most likely risk factor for COVID-19 infection is another infected member of their household who is unvaccinated.  
    • The Health Department strongly recommends that everyone age 12 years and older get a COVID-19 vaccine ASAP. Vaccine is free for everyone and widely available from many vaccine providers throughout Loudoun County. Visit loudoun.gov/covid19vaccine to find a vaccination site near you.
    • Read the full release.
  • Loudoun County Transit Announces Commuter Bus Service Adjustments Beginning August 2
    • Due to changes in passenger demands, new Commuter Bus routes will be added to increase service at Dulles South (Stone Ridge II) and East Gate Park and Ride lots, and to add new service at Purcellville and Harmony Park and Ride lots.
    • Schedules and stops for existing routes will also be modified. Details on the service adjustments are available online at loudoun.gov/buschanges
    • Although the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks in the United States through September 13, 2021, Virginia lifted mandates for physical distancing on transit buses.
    • Read the full release.
  • Lose Your Vaccination Card? It happens. But all is not lost. For vaccine card replacement, use the Vaccination Record Request Portal to view and print a record of your COVID-19 vaccinations or call the Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS) Help Desk at 804-495-7135, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday for assistance.
  • Back to School: Catch up on Well-Child Visits and Vaccines: As your child heads back to school, make sure they have everything they need, including all of their routinely recommended childhood vaccinations. Check with your child's doctor to make sure your child is up to date. 
  • Sign up for COVIDWISE: COVIDWISE will help stop the spread of COVID-19 as we gather in group settings this summer.  Help protect your community, and your privacy, when you download COVIDWISE on your smartphone at COVIDWISE.org 
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  • Information Line: 703-737-8300
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Jul 26

COVID-19 Cases Increasing in Loudoun County; Health Officials Encourage Unvaccinated to Seek Vaccine

Posted on July 26, 2021 at 1:14 PM by Heather Smith

Health officials report that over the past month, the number of new cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in Loudoun County, in Virginia and throughout the United States, fueled by the coronavirus Delta variant.

“The number of cases is clearly headed in the wrong direction,” said Loudoun County Health Director Dr. David Goodfriend. “While we have made great progress in vaccinating our residents, the only way we will bring the pandemic to an end is for everyone who is eligible for the vaccine to get vaccinated as soon as possible.” 

Loudoun County is now averaging about 30 cases per day, up from about four cases per day in June. At the same time, Loudoun’s percent positivity rate has increased from less than 1% to over 3% over the past few weeks. The vast majority of newly infected people are unvaccinated and include individuals in all age groups. 

Health officials also have noted that among Loudoun residents who are vaccinated, the most likely risk factor for COVID-19 infection is another infected member of their household who is unvaccinated.  

“The facts are the vaccine prevents infection and reduces symptoms of illness should a vaccinated person contract the virus, including against the delta variant,” added Dr. Goodfriend. “The vaccine is the most effective tool we have in fighting this disease and finally helping our community get back to normal and our children back to school.” 

The Health Department strongly recommends that everyone age 12 years and older get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. Vaccine is free for everyone and widely available from many vaccine providers throughout Loudoun County. Visit loudoun.gov/covid19vaccine to find a vaccination site near you.

Health officials strongly encourage anyone who is not yet fully vaccinated to continue wearing a mask in all public settings and to continue social distancing to protect yourself and others in the community. Everyone who is sick for any reason should stay home and get tested for COVID-19 if you exhibit symptoms or may have come in contact with a person who has COVID-19. Learn more about how to protect yourself and others on the CDC’s website.

Anyone with questions about the COVID-19 vaccine may call 703-737-8300 or send an email.

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Jul 19

COVID-19 Summary Report for July 19, 2021

Posted on July 19, 2021 at 5:01 PM by Nancy McCormick

Loudoun County COVID-19 Data Snapshot

Last report 07/12/21@5:14 p.m.

 COVID-19 Cases Data 

COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Loudoun County Update

  • Loudoun County Clinic Closing August 24: Loudoun County will administer the final dose of COVID-19 vaccine at its Dulles Town Center clinic the evening of Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The closing of the county’s vaccination clinic comes as demand for vaccines from the county continues to decline and the opportunity to get a vaccine from other providers in the community increases. The county will continue to provide first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine through the regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, August 24; however, individuals who receive their first dose within 21 days (Pfizer) or 28 days (Moderna) of the clinic’s closure must receive their second dose from another COVID-19 vaccine provider. In addition, the county is adjusting the clinic hours beginning July 27. To review the current and future hours of operation at the Dulles Town Center vaccination clinic, and to make an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination, visit loudoun.gov/covid19vaccine.
  • Upcoming Community Vaccination Clinics: COVID-19 vaccines will be offered at two upcoming community events in Loudoun. The events will offer the two-dose Pfizer vaccine to anyone 12 and older. The vaccines are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis as long as vaccine supplies last; however, appointments are also available through pre-registration. 
    • Thursday, July 22, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Sugarland Elementary School, 65 Sugarland Run Drive, Sterling.  Sponsored by Loudoun Hunger Relief; free grocery store gift card for those receiving a vaccination.
    • Saturday, August 7, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Bluemont Community Center, 33846 Snickersville Turnpike, Bluemont.
    • Find more details at loudoun.gov/vaccineevents.
  • Other Vaccine Providers: A number of providers in Loudoun, such as local pharmacies and grocery stores also offer COVID-19 vaccine and many of them welcome walk-ins. Find vaccine near you by visiting vaccines.gov.
  • Protecting Family Members who are Not Vaccinated: You may be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but children too young to get vaccinated still need to be protected. Unvaccinated children two years of age and older should wear a mask in public settings. People who have a condition or are taking medications that weaken their immune system may not be protected even if they are fully vaccinated. They should continue to take all precautions recommended for unvaccinated people, including wearing a well-fitted mask, until advised otherwise by their health care provider.
  • Variants of Concern: Health officials continue to emphasize that the best way to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19 is to get a vaccine, especially in light of the spread of variants of the virus that causes COVID-19. These “variants of concern” are able to spread more easily and cause more severe illness. There are currently four COVID-19 variants of concern in the U.S. that are being closely monitored. These are Alpha (B.1.1.7), Beta (B.1.351), Gamma (P.1), and Delta (B.1.617.2). These four variants have all been identified in Virginia.
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  • Information Line: 703-737-8300
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