ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The director of the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts, Dr. Cynthia Morrow, shared the latest information Tuesday morning about current public health concerns, including COVID-19 and hepatitis A.
According to Morrow, the coronavirus situation is mostly stable since her previous update, with the total number of hospitalizations up slightly while the number of new hospitalizations is actually down from last week.
Meanwhile, Morrow says two more hepatitis A cases have been identified over the last week, so she strongly urges all adults to consider getting vaccinated against the disease.
You can read the full data shared by the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts on Tuesday, June 7 below:
This briefing comes as the health districts continue to offer COVID-19, flu, and hepatitis A vaccines around the region, so click here to sign up.
As of Friday, June 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says Covington, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem have “medium” COVID-19 community transmission levels while Alleghany County, Botetourt County, and Craig County are “low” level.