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Important Update on COVID

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I want to update everyone on Barkhamsted's status relative to the pandemic.  In the last 3 ½ weeks, we have had 38 new cases, and in the last few days, we have 3 new deaths attributed to COVID.  That puts our small town in the red zone, plus we have the highest infection rate per capita in the Farmington Valley.

Here is data from the CT Department of Public Health and the Farmington Valley Health District, which tells the story in a very stark manner:

Compared to being vaccinated, being unvaccinated currently has the following relative risk:

• 5 Times higher risk of being infected with COVID-19

• 33 Times higher risk of dying from COVID-19

• 11 Times higher risk of being hospitalized with COVID-19 

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I strongly urge everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated, including your school age children, and if you are already vaccinated, please get your booster when you are eligible.

Please take these steps for your own safety and to help protect your family, friends and neighbors.