Shots now available
for out-of-county residents
With 2,228 county residents vaccinated against COVID-19, anyone over 18 who wants a shot, county resident or not, can get one.
Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines will be given from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Marion County Lake Hall and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Shari Flaming Center for the Arts on the Tabor College campus at Hillsboro.
Vaccination appointments can be made electronically by logging onto the Marion County website and clicking on the Janssen Vaccine Appointment Calendar.
Users can choose their date and their own time.
Appointments can also be made by calling the health department (620) 382-2550.
As of Tuesday evening, the health department reported three new cases of COVID during this past week.
All three people are in isolation, but none are hospitalized.
The total number of cases since the county started tracking now stands at 1,027. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment lists 1,048 cases for the county.