CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – According to the CDC, Charlottesville is experiencing medium COVID-19 transmission. Doctor Costi Sifri with UVA Health says an uptick in cases should be a push to get your booster, if you have not already done so.“We’re certainly seeing that with our staff and faculty, there are a number of people who are out right now because they have COVID,” Dr. Sifri said.“We’ve seen quite a bit of community transmission. What we are not seeing is people getting critically ill like they were before, so the fact that folks are vaccinated has made a huge difference,” Doctor Reid Adams with UVA Health said.Doctors now think the circulating strain is a combination of past ones.Click here for resources to schedule a vaccine or booster if you’re interested.Copyright 2022 WVIR. All rights reserved.Do you have a story idea? Send us your news tip here.