(There is an updated COVID 19 Vaccine)....The CDC says it will be available by the end of the week.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending the new vaccine. With the new variants of the virus, the CDC the vaccine is the best protection against potential serious outcomes this fall and winter. Active cases of COVID 19 are being reported nationwide. Local numbers have not been available since late August. The CDC says Vaccination remains the best protection against COVID 19 related hospitalization and death. They say it also reduces the chances of suffering the effects of Long COVID, which can develop during or following acute infection and last for an extended period. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID 19 vaccine.