Three New Confirmed Positive Cases of COVID-19

Three New Confirmed Positive Cases of COVID-19

As of August 31, 2020, the Schuyler County Health Department has been notified of one additional positive case of COVID-19 in Schuyler. The new positive case is between 35-40 years of age.

On August 28, there were 2 positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Schuyler County residents. These two new positive cases are in individuals between 55-60 years of age.

All individuals are being asked to self-isolate to decrease the risk of exposing others.

Schuyler County Case Counts

5 Active Cases in Isolation

14 Cases Released from Isolation

19 Total Cases

The Schuyler County Health Department staff is currently conducting contact tracing investigations to identify close contacts of the three individuals. 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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