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The Linn County Health Department will be hosting a COVID-19 Recovery Drive. We will be handing out FREE Care Packages, which include a variety of necessities and food items, to any Linn County resident. Donations will be given to the first 500 recipients, on a first come first served basis, for approximately 500 families. Residents will remain in their car during pick up. We ask that you enter at the Main (or South) Entrance.

We would like to thank the Catholic Charities, Food Fair in Mound City, Hewitt-New Chapter American Legion Post # 248, and various volunteers, for making this recovery drive possible.

Location: Linn County Fairgrounds

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Time: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (or until supplies are depleted)

COVID-19 has affected many in different ways.

Donations are being accepted for this drive and future drives, if interested contact Linn County Health Department at 913-352-6640.

Please remember, those who have

SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19:

Fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,

fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell,

sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea, or vomiting, diarrhea.

This list does not include all possible symptoms.

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)

AND

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

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

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