• By Todd Luck
  • Posted Friday, May 27, 2022

Forsyth County now has a Medium COVID Level

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has updated its County's COVID-19 Community Level for Forsyth County to Medium.

COVID-19 Community Levels are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area. The level can be High, Medium or Low. Forsyth County has been Low since March 10.

The CDC's current recommendations for the county are:

  • If you are at high risk for severe illness, talk to your healthcare provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions
  • Get tested if you have symptoms
  • Stay up to date with your vaccinations and boosters
  • People may choose to mask at any time. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.

To see the most up-to-date CDC guidance, click here.

Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are available at the Forsyth County Department of Public Health, 799 N. Highland Ave., and all county libraries.

To schedule a vaccination appointment with Forsyth Public Health, click here.

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