Health dept: Contacts of county cases notified

From Local Sources

As of 8 a.m. today, there were no new Dubois County residents who had tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Dubois County Health Department. The agency announced the county’s third positive case on Monday.

According to the health department, all preliminary close contacts of the three positives have been identified and notified. Places of employment have been notified. The health department says it will notify the public when there is a public threat. “At this time if you have not been notified by the DCHD, then you have not been identified as a close contact,” a news release from the health department states.

The department advises that there should be a designated shopper for each household. Families should not go shopping as a group. Children should stay at home whenever possible. Neighborhoods should not allow socializing and children should not play together. This means no play dates, overnight visits with friends, etc.

Everyone should remain at least 6 feet away from anyone they do not live with to avoid exposure in necessary public places. Stay home. Practice social distancing and good hand hygiene.

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