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Types of Masks & Respirators

Wearing a mask that fits well, is most protective, and that you will wear consistently is a critical public health tool for preventing spread of COVID-19.  Some masks and respirators offer higher levels of protection than others, and some may be harder to tolerate or...

At-Home COVID Testing

How Can I Request a Free Test? Free tests can be ordered at covidtests.gov or at usps.com/covidtest. The first tests will ship by the end of January. The White House says “tests will typically ship within 7-12 days of ordering” through the U.S. Postal Service. USPS...

COVID in the US

US states, territories, and District of Columbia have reported 58,689,973 cases of COVID-19 in the United States. CDC provides updated U.S. case information online daily. In addition to cases, deaths, and laboratory testing, CDC's COVID Data Tracker now has a...

Stay Up to Date with Your Vaccines

CDC recommends that people remain up to date with their vaccines, which includes additional doses for individuals who are immunocompromised or booster doses at regular time points. Individuals who are moderately or severely immunocompromised should get an additional...

CDC Expands Booster Shot Eligibility & Strengthens Recommendations for 12-17 Year Olds

CDC now recommends that adolescents age 12 to 17 years old should receive a booster shot 5 months after their initial Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination series. Data show that COVID-19 boosters help broaden and strengthen protection against Omicron and other SARS-CoV-2...
We’re Hiring:  Aging Specialist

We’re Hiring: Aging Specialist

JOB POSTING: Kerr-Tar Council of Governments is currently seeking energetic, self-motivated, and detail oriented candidates for the position of Aging Specialist to work in the Area Agency on Aging department. The Aging Specialist performs outreach, oversight, and...

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Types of Masks & Respirators

Types of Masks & Respirators

Wearing a mask that fits well, is most protective, and that you will wear consistently is a critical public health tool for preventing spread of COVID-19.  Some masks and respirators offer higher levels of protection than others, and some may be harder to tolerate or...

read more