Schuyler County Has One New Positive Case of COVID-19

Schuyler County Has One New Positive Case of COVID-19

As of Thursday, September 3, 2020, the Schuyler County Health Department has been notified of 1 additional positive case of COVID-19 in a Schuyler County Resident. The most recent positive case is in an individual between the ages of 15-20. The individual is being asked to self-isolate to decrease the risk of exposing others.

Schuyler County Case Count

4 Active Cases in isolation

16 Cases released from isolation

20 Total Cases

The Schuyler County Health Department staff is currently conducting a contact tracing investigation to identify close contacts of that individual. Anyone identified, during the investigation as a close contact or at risk of exposure to these individuals, will be contacted directly by the Schuyler County Health Department and given further guidance and recommendations.

If you have been notified by your healthcare provider that you tested positive for COVID-19:

• Immediately Self-Isolate

• Prepare a List of Your Close Contacts

• Contact Your Local Health Department

If you have been notified that a friend or family member has tested positive for COVID-19, and you have been in close contact with this individual:

• Immediately Self-Quarantine

• Contact Your Local Health Department

Everyone should self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. Please contact your primary care provider, if you experience any of the above symptoms.

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