Fall Covid update

With cases of the Delta variant spiking, what’s the situation in New Gloucester?

What’s New Gloucester’s cumulative number of Covid cases?
334 as of September 12th.

What are local vaccination rates?
84% of New Gloucester residents are vaccinated.

How about in schools?
SAD 15 youth (age 12 and over) 75-79%
SAD 15 staff 89.4%

If I’m vaccinated, why do I need to wear a mask?
The CDC recommends that you wear a mask in high-risk situations regardless of your vaccination status. Vaccines can keep you from getting very sick, but you can still be infected and transmit the virus to others. To understand why, see this clear explanation.

~ Debra Smith