Touch a Truck provides the unique opportunity for children of all ages to explore vehicles of all types, including public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery, and just plain cool — all in one place! Children are allowed to touch their favorite vehicles, get behind the wheel, and meet the people who help build, protect, and serve our community.
SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529 (Omicron), first reported to WHO on November 24, 2021, has been designated a variant of concern. Mutations in Omicron might increase transmissibility, confer resistance to therapeutics, or partially escape infection- or vaccine-induced immunity.
While Delta remains the dominant strain in the U.S. at this time, cases of the new variant are expected to ‘dramatically increase’ during the Christmas holidays.
Differing slightly differ from the well-known trio of ‘fever, cough and loss of smell’, the five Omicron symptoms to watch out for are:
- Night sweats
- Scratchy throat
- Dry cough
- Mild muscle aches
The Madison Free Clinic remains committed to helping protect the health of our community. We are pleased to offer rapid PCR tests at no cost for persons age 5 and up who live or work in Madison County. Please give us a call at 540-948-3667 to schedule an appointment (no walk-ins, please).
Need a 1st, 2nd, or booster vaccine? Please visit https://www.vaccines.gov/ to find a location near you.
Etlan Community Church and The Farm Connection are placing a tractor-trailer in the old Food World/General Store parking lot on Washington
Street to accept items to send to Mayfield. They need basic supplies
and boxes/plastic totes. See the attached list for the exact items
requested. (Clothes and furniture are not requested right now because
there’s simply nowhere to put them.)
What: Tornado relief supplies
Where: 634 Washington Street, Town of Madison
When: 12-2 p.m. & 4-6 p.m. December 13 to 20th.
Questions? 540-661-2412 or 434-806-8827
More ways to help:
On November 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all adults 18 years of age and older are now eligible to get a booster shot. Thanksgiving is a time when we gather, often indoors, with others. This can lead to an increased risk of disease spread, which can be deadly for those who are vulnerable.
Do you need to be tested for COVID-19? If you live or work in Madison County and need to be tested in order to return to work or school, please call us at 540-948-3667 to schedule an appointment (no walk-ins, please).
- Find a COVID-19 Vaccination Site Near You:
- Need a Copy of Your Vaccination Card?
We strongly recommend those who are age 65+ or have underlying medical conditions get a booster dose. Have a Happy and SAFE Thanksgiving!
After being authorized for emergency use in December 2020, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is the first in the U.S. to be fully FDA-approved, under the new name, Comirnaty. Learn more about what’s changed now that the vaccine is approved, who’s eligible to get it, and its effectiveness against COVID-19. Then go get vaccinated.
Out of an abundance of caution for our vulnerable patients, please do not walk in to the Clinic without having called us at 540-948-3667 to schedule an appointment ahead of time. Our regular business hours are:
- Tue 3-6PM
- Wed 9-Noon
- Thu 4-7 PM
- Fri by appointment
All visitors are required to wear a mask covering one’s nose and mouth at all times. If you cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, please let us know when you call, and we may arrange to come out to your car to conduct a screening.Americares Immediate Alert - CDC Recommendation 7.27
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