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PRESS RELEASE

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19

March 22, 2020: 4:00 PM

Linn County now has its second confirmed case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a second community. This person has been in self quarantine and has done everything correctly, as did our first confirmed case individual. As a result, the chance for community spread from either individual is minimal. Additionally, the Health Department is aware of each person’s exposure source and both individuals are isolated to their homes. All contacts for both cases have been notified and are in quarantine.

Linn County Health Department urges the public to continue to take appropriate actions. Everyone should practice good hygiene, stay informed, practice social distancing and limit in-person interactions, and avoid travel whenever possible.

Please remember if you have the symptoms to:

CALL the Linn County COVID-19 Information Line

Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

(913) 795-7302

or the Kansas Department of Health & Environment at (877) 427-7317 (after business hours)

If you are experiencing life threating symptoms, PLEASE CALL 911.

ALWAYS CALL before going to any doctor’s office, ER, or clinic. AND Please inform them of your symptoms when calling.

SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19:

Fever

Cough

Shortness of Breath

For the most up to date information go to:

https://www.linncountyks.com/information-about-the-2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19

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