Updated Respiratory Illness and COVID-19 Information for Weber-Morgan Counties

Here you will find updated information pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak in Weber and Morgan Counties. We will be posting the most up-to-date news, resources, and downloads regarding the outbreak.

86,662

Total COVID Cases

1,865

Active COVID Cases

84,797
Total Recovered
485
Total Deaths
437,473

Total Tested

Breakdown By County

469

Weber County Deaths

16

Morgan County Deaths

3,192

Weber County Hospitalizations

99

Morgan County Hospitalizations

Weber-Morgan Health Department Respiratory Snapshot

Data Last Updated: 12/6/2022 at 8:55 AM MST

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How does the COVID-19 vaccine and booster help?

COVID-19 Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19 Infections and Hospitalizations

Vaccines reduce the risk of COVID-19, including the risk of severe illness and death among people who are fully vaccinated. In addition to data from clinical trials, evidence from real-world vaccine effectiveness studies show that COVID-19 vaccines help protect against COVID-19 infections, with or without symptoms (asymptomatic infections). Vaccine effectiveness against hospitalizations has remained relatively high over time, although it tends to be slightly lower for older adults and for people with weakened immune systems.

Most People Need Booster Shots

While COVID-19 vaccines are effective, studies have shown some declines in vaccine effectiveness against infections over time, especially when the Delta variant was circulating widely. Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot either 6 months after their initial Pfizer or Moderna series, or 2 months after their initial Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. People ages 16–17 may get a booster dose of Pfizer at least 6 months after their initial series of vaccines.

 Do you need a booster? The CDC has a new Booster Assessment Tool

What are the major symptoms of COVID-19?

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms. We will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.

Where can I learn more about COVID-19?