DeKalb Co. Health Officer releases COVID-19 recommendations to help curb spread


DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Health Officer has made recommendations to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

The recommendations include:

  • Vaccines will help end the pandemic.  Consider getting vaccinated if you are eligible.
  • Consider a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to you.
  • Masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  It is strongly recommended to wear a mask while indoors, including while in schools and on buses, even if you are vaccinated.
  • Continue to follow social distancing and hygiene recommendations.  Avoid groups if social distancing is not possible or is not being done.
  • Monitor yourself for COVID-19 symptoms. Get tested if you are symptomatic.

To find testing sites near you, visit and click on the COVID-19 testing information link.

Hoosiers age 12 and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine; individuals younger than age 18 are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine only. To find a vaccination clinic near you, visit or call 211 if you do not have access to a computer or require assistance. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted at most sites.

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