Today, the Tucker County Health Department (TCHD) was notified of 1 additional COVID-19 positive case of a Tucker County resident. TCHD is investigating this case and has quarantined individuals who have been identified as close contacts according to CDC protocol. The additional positive case currently brings Tucker County’s total up to 80 confirmed positive cases since the beginning of this pandemic. Currently, we have 11 active cases and 69 that have recovered.
WE ARE SEEING AN ALARMING NUMBERS OF POSTIVE CASES ALL AROUND US! PLEASE TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS AND PROTECT YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR NEIGHBORS AND FOLLOW THESE PRECAUTIONS.
– WEAR FACE COVERINGS. Governor Justice established a new Executive Order:
Please Be Aware and “Don’t think that your symptoms are only allergies and dismiss it as non-COVID-19 symptoms. Many people who are POSITIVE for COVID-19 MAY NOT HAVE A FEVER, but have congestion, headache, cough, or other symptoms. When in doubt, contact your health provider and get tested.” GETTING TESTED is key in containing this virus.