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1. What types of careers does the Clay County Public Health Center (CCPHC) offer?
2. Do I have to submit a completed application if I'm submitting a resume?
3. Does there have to be an open position for me to apply?
4. Am I required to submit a separate application for each job I want to apply for?
5. What next steps should I take once my application is submitted?

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1. Are the available COVID-19 vaccines safe and effective?
2. Is it safe to get my child vaccinated?
3. Is it safe to get vaccinated if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
4. How was the vaccine developed so quickly?
5. What ingredients are used in the vaccines?
6. What are the possible side effects of a COVID-19 vaccine?
7. Who is NOT recommended for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine?
8. Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?

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1. When will the new emergency order take effect and how long will it be in place?
2. When must I wear a mask? Who is exempt from wearing a mask?
3. Must I wear a mask while working out indoors at a gym?
4. Must I wear a mask while exercising outside?
5. How can I report non-compliance with mask requirements, gathering limits, or other elements of this Emergency Order?
6. Why is the county requiring masks or facial coverings to be worn?
7. I have a disability that prevents me from wearing a mask, what are my options?
8. What are the guidelines restaurants, taverns, and bars must follow to ensure safety?
9. Must patrons be seated while ordering food from takeout establishments?
10. What are general guidelines businesses can follow to keep employees and customers safe?
11. What are guidelines for youth and educational operations?
12. Are masks required for children while playing sports or during recess or PE?
13. Must all employees report to work?
14. I live in Clay County but work in a neighboring city or county. Which guidelines should I follow?

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1. Do I have to make an appointment or register in advance?
2. Where is the test site located?
3. When is the CCPHC test site open? When will tests be administered?
4. What kind of test is this?
5. How much does testing cost? What if I don't have insurance?
6. What are acceptable reasons for receiving a test? Can I get tested even if I don't have symptoms?
7. Are there any age restrictions on testing?
8. How soon will I get my results back?
9. If I walk in to the health center, can I get a test?
10. How can I get an antibody test?
11. How can I donate plasma as someone who has recovered from COVID-19?
12. Why does CCPHC not offer rapid testing?

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1. What is health?
2. What is public health?
3. What is a public health emergency?
4. What are some emergency preparedness initiatives in Clay County?
5. What are the specific risks for the citizens in Clay County?
6. What is an open Point of Dispensing (POD) site?
7. What is a closed POD site?
8. Does the Clay County Public Health Center recruit volunteers for emergency preparedness and response?

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1. How do I sign up for a food handler or manager class?
2. What recommendations or resources are available for mold?
3. How do I view restaurant inspection results?
4. Can you provide recommendations on septic installers and soil evaluators?

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1. Does this new guidance recommend more restrictive measures for elementary schools?
2. Does this new guidance recommend more restrictive measures for sports?
3. What if social distancing of six feet in classrooms is not possible with all students attending?
4. Is there any data that would indicate differences in transmission based on school being in session three, four, or five days per week versus two?
5. Will the Clay County dashboard be updated to reflect the updated CDC guidelines? Why is the positivity rate no longer being used as a criterion?
6. Why are you adopting DESE/MO DHSS masking guidance now instead of when it was released?

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1. How will COVID vaccines be given out? Who will qualify in each phase?
2. When can I get a vaccine? When will each phase begin?
3. Where can I get a vaccine? Who is administering the COVID-19 vaccines?
4. How will I know when I am eligible to be vaccinated?
5. How can healthcare providers other than hospitals and long-term care facilities receive the vaccines?
6. Has Clay County Public Health Center started giving any COVID vaccine?
7. Can I be put on a waiting list for a COVID-19 vaccine?
8. What will be the cost of getting vaccinated?
9. I have more questions about COVID vaccines. Where can I find more info?

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1. When does the new order begin and end?
2. When DO I need to wear a face mask?
3. When do I NOT need to wear a face mask?
4. Who is exempt from wearing a face mask?
5. What if my business is privately owned?
6. Can a business refuse entry to me if I'm not wearing a face mask?
7. How do I report a business or organization I believe is in violation of the order?
8. What if I do not own a face mask?
9. How can I help my child wear a face mask?
10. Are masks required for children while playing sports or during recess or PE?

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1. Do I need to get vaccinated if I’ve already had COVID-19?
2. Can I stop wearing a mask and following public health protocols if I am vaccinated?
3. After getting vaccinated, do I still need to quarantine after possible exposures?
4. Can I still catch COVID after being vaccinated? Can I still spread COVID after being vaccinated?
5. After I’ve gotten vaccinated, how long will it take to get immunity?
6. Will I still be protected if I only get one dose? Why is important to get the second dose?
7. Will I have to get vaccinated for COVID-19 every year, like the flu? How long is the vaccine effective at protecting me?
8. If I get symptoms shortly after I’ve been vaccinated, should I get tested?
9. What is community immunity or herd immunity? How many people need to get vaccinated to develop community immunity from COVID-19?

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1. Do I have to make an appointment or can I just walk-in?
2. How do I make an appointment?
3. Do you accept Medicaid or health insurance?
4. What do I need to bring for my appointment?
5. Is it painful to have STD testing?
6. I am worried because I had unprotected sex with someone I don't know very well last night, should I come in and get tested?
7. I was treated at my doctor's office for Chlamydia, but my partner doesn't have a doctor. Can they come to you for treatment?
8. If I have HIV, I would have symptoms, right?

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1. If I want to volunteer, is experience necessary?
2. What is the process if I want to volunteer or complete and internship?
3. How often do you need volunteers?