Missouri DHSS Urges Continued Vaccination as Close Monitoring of Delta Variant Continues

Missouri is experiencing a rise in COVID 19 cases tied to the highly contagious Delta variant, first detected in India. It was announced by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention this week that the Delta variant has been reclassified as a “variant of concern” in the United States. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been closely monitoring these developments The department says vaccination is the best tool for protection from infection.