Green River District Health Department

Experienced locals report vaccine side effects mild, short-term

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is rolling out to a wider segment of society, worries over rumored side effects are spreading instead, but those with experience say they’re nothing to worry about. Posts on Facebook by county residents have detailed aches, fatigue and sore arms lasting sometimes more than a day, but those are usually…

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COVID numbers rise; when is it safe to be around others?

Hancock County remains in the top 20 in the commonwealth for highest seven-day average of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population.  With three new deaths announced early this week, the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday is spotlighting the need to follow safety precautions and how to handle potential exposures. As of November 18, Hancock County had a total…

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