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Local health leaders don’t anticipate big post-holiday COVID spike, but aren’t certain

December 23, 2022

With Christmas near and the Hanukkah season underway, Frederick County health care leaders are hopeful — but not sure — that there won’t be a repeat of last winter’s tsunami of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths. The predominant variant of the virus circulating in the Maryland region continues to be versions of the omicron strain, which people as young as 6 months old can now be protected against by receiving an updated booster shot.

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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