Rowan County's top official is urging residents to get vaccinated.
Judge-Executive Harry Clark made the comments during the opening of the regular August meeting of the Rowan County Fiscal Court.
Clark says as cases continue to climb in the county and across the Commonwealth, it is time to put all partisanship aside.
The Gateway District Health Department reported 61 new COVID-19 infections across the region Monday, with 13 of them being in Rowan County.
Clark's full comments can be heard below.