“Deadly winter” predicted as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

“Deadly winter” predicted as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

By Callie Hietala Martinsville and Henry County could face a deadly winter as vaccine rates in the area remain low and the Delta variant continues to surge.  The importance of getting vaccinated was the key message on Wednesday when the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce resumed its weekly COVID Zoom conferences. “My fervent hope was The post “Deadly winter” predicted as COVID-19 cases continue to rise first appeared on Henry County Enterprise.

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