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PRESS RELEASE 

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 

March 14, 2020: 2:15 PM 

While Linn County has no confirmed cases currently, community transmission has been reported in Johnson County. Due to the potential spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Linn County’s Public Health Officer is recommending the immediate suspension/cancelation of all large gatherings within the County. The Public Health Officer has defined a large gathering as any group of 20 or more people, which would include public and private services (Faith Based, Board meetings, or other community gatherings). Thank you for your cooperation in this matter and for your concern for the health and wellness of our Linn County residents. Again, this is a voluntary recommendation at this time. 

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 threatening 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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