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Two New Positive COVID-19 Cases Found in Schuyler

Two New Positive COVID-19 Cases Found in Schuyler

The Schuyler County Health Department was notified of 2 new COVID-19 positive cases in a Schuyler County residents, one that had attended a wedding on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

Our staff is working with individuals to determine direct contacts. Direct contact is anyone determined to have been within 6 feet for greater than 15 minutes. The Schuyler County Health Department staff is currently conducting a contact tracing investigation to identify those individuals’ close contacts.

Anyone identified, during the investigation as a close contact, will be contacted directly by the Schuyler County Health Department and given further guidance and recommendations. If you feel that you have not been contacted and should be, please contact the Schuyler County Health Department at 660-457-3721.

If you attended a wedding at Whippoorwill in Lancaster, Missouri, on October 24, 2020, between the times of 4:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., please monitor for symptoms through November 7, 2020.

We encourage everyone to take extra precautions, when going out in public. Wear a mask, wash your hands often, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, practice social distancing of at least 6 feet, and most importantly, stay at home, if you are sick or not feeling well.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider.

Symptoms Are:

• 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

Schuyler County has had a total of 51 positive cases, since March 2020.

To Date:

10 Active

41 Released from Isolation

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