FCPH releases schedule of upcoming clinics, programs


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Fayette County Public Health (FCPH) has released the schedule of upcoming clinics and programs offered at the health department. Call 740-335-5910 to schedule or for more information.

Sports physicals to be offered

Sports physicals will be offered in June and July. Insurance can be billed or the cash price is $40. Dates are:

– June 6, 8:30-11:30, 1-3:30

– June 23, 8:30-11:30

– July 25, 8:30-11:30, 1-3:30

The paperwork can be completed ahead of time for faster service. It is available on the health department’s website, faycohd.org.

Late hours available for immunizations

FCPH nurses will offer an immunization clinic with extended hours on Thursday, June 2. Childhood and adult immunizations will be offered by appointment until 7 p.m. by appointment only. Kindergartners, 7th graders and 12th graders are required to have updated immunizations before they can start the school year.

Late hours for reproductive health and wellness

The Reproductive Health & Wellness clinic will offer an after-hours clinic on Wednesday, June 15 until 7 p.m. Clients will see a Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) who can prescribe birth control, perform gynecological exams, and test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Community Health Fair & Family Fun Day

Fayette County Public Health will take part in the 30th annual Community Health Fair & Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 11 at Grace Community Church, 525 Glenn Avenue. The hours are 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. for free and reduced-price health screenings and 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. for family fun activities. For more information visit faycohd.org.

Baby Massage

Baby massage classes are available to anyone with a child age 6 weeks through crawling. These classes are led by a certified infant massage instructor and retired pediatric occupational therapist. Baby massage promotes bonding, helps babies sleep and it can also help to decrease colic and constipation. Call to schedule.

Safe Sitters

FCPH will again offer the popular Safe Sitters course. The one-day course covers safety skills including indoor, outdoor, online, and personal safety; childcare skills including child development and behavior management; first aid and rescue skills including injury prevention and management, choking rescue and CPR; and life and business skills including screening jobs and setting fees. There are two dates to choose from, June 14 or July 13. The class is from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and students are asked to pack their lunch. The cost is $50. Registration ends June 3. Call the health department to register.

Adena to bring 3D mammography to FCPH

Adena will bring the Mobile Mammography Coach to Fayette County Public Health on Monday, August 8 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Appointments are required. Please be sure to bring your driver’s license, insurance card and physician information with you the day of your exam. The paperwork which must be completed and returned ahead of time is available on faycohd.org.

COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths

There were 38 new COVID cases and two new hospitalizations reported in Fayette County in the last seven days. At-home tests are now widely available and do not get reported to the local health department. As a result, the number of positive cases can be expected to be higher than reported. If you test positive for COVID, please refer to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for isolation and notify your close contacts.

– 7,914 cases (+38)

– 495 hospitalizations (+2)

– 122 deaths (no change)

– 7,697 presumed recovered (+21)

Cases Per 100,000: (14-day period ending May 25)

Fayette County: 210.3 per 100,000 (up from 182.3)

Ohio: 291.1 per 100,000 (up from 269.0)

For more information, visit coronavirus.ohio.gov.

Vaccination Schedule

COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters provide protection against severe disease, hospitalizations, and death.

Fayette County Public Health will offer all 3 COVID vaccines and boosters on Tuesday, May 31, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the health department office. Appointments can be made by calling 740-335-5910 or visiting faycohd.org/events.

Please bring:

– COVID vaccination record if you have already received at least one dose

– Health insurance card

There is no cost for a COVID vaccine. Patient insurance is billed for a fee to administer the vaccine, but patients will not be billed. To view more dates, visit faycohd.org/events

COVID-19 vaccination status in Fayette County

– 13,508 started (47%)

– 12,622 completed (44%)

– 6,127 first booster

– 693 second booster

FCPH closed on Monday

Fayette County Public Health will be closed on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday.

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