MONROE, CT — Case rates for COVID-19 rose slightly in Monroe last week to an average of two-and-a-half new cases per day, according to First Selectman Ken Kellogg.
“The number of cases and positivity rate has continued to increase throughout the State, and I expect reports later this week to indicate a continued trend of increased cases,” Kellogg said in a pandemic update issued Wednesday. “That said, the State is reporting that the current rate of hospitalization due to COVID-19 has not risen dramatically, as we experienced a year ago.”
All adults over age 18 are eligible to receive a booster dose six months after completing their initial vaccination series. The Monroe Health Department and Emergency Management Team will conduct a booster dose vaccination clinic on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Scheduling is through the VAMS system, and appointments are visible now.
The COVID-19 page on the town’s website has links for vaccination options in Monroe and in the surrounding area, which includes area pharmacies and healthcare systems.