GRDHD Reports 944 New Confirmed COVID-19 Infections in the Previous Week

On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported that in the
previous week it had investigated 944 new COVID-19 infections; 431 in Daviess County, 30 in Hancock
County, 213 in Henderson County, 27 in McLean County, 114 in Ohio County, 68 in Union County, and
61 in Webster County. There was 1 COVID-19 death reported the previous week. The reported death
was 1 resident of Hancock County. The average number of new cases in the district for that period was
135 new cases a day. The newly reported cases were investigated between July 11 and July 17, 2022.
County level data for COVID-19 can be found at and Additional county level
guidance can be found at

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information to help communities decide
what prevention steps to take based on the latest COVID-19 data. COVID-19 Community Levels for
every county can be found at Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by
looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in
an area. The COVID-19 Community Level is currently classified as high for all seven Green River District
counties. Green River District includes Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, and
Webster Counties.

GRDHD encourages all its residents to:

• Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.
• Wear a well-fitting mask in indoor public settings.
• If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease, talk to your healthcare provider
about whether you need or take other precautions. Those at high risk should consider avoiding
non-essential indoor public activities.
• Follow CDC recommendations for isolation and quarantine, including getting tested if you are
exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19.
• 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.


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