Vernon County Health Department confirms 10th positive case of COVID-19

Monday, June 1, 2020

Vernon County Health Department has confirmed the 10th positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This case is asymptomatic and is isolated at home.

Vernon County Health Department staff has identified and contacted any individual that may have come in close contact with the case which may have put them at risk and will monitor them for any signs and symptoms of illness. Those contacts will also be quarantined at home.

Individuals should continue to practice social distancing, clean/disinfect any high touched surfaces, wash their hands with soap and water routinely, use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available and avoid touching your face (especially eyes, nose and mouth).

Call before going to a clinic, urgent care, or emergency room if you feel you need to be evaluated

Close contact means six feet or less for 10 minutes or more with a positive case.

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