The Miller County Health Department has just released information in it’s first case of COVID 19.
First case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Miller County, Missouri
The Miller County Health Center has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in Miller County. The individual is an adult male in their 30s and is currently in-home isolation. The Miller County Health Center shall identify and contact people who may have come into contact with the individual while infectious and monitor them for fever and respiratory symptoms and discuss testing options. No other information will be provided about the patient.
It is important that each and every one of us continue to practice preventative measures to help keep the spread to a minimum. These measures include: social distancing, proper hand-washing, no touching of the face, cleaning frequently used surfaces, avoid sick people, and respecting the Stay at Home and Social Distancing Order. The complete Order is located at millercountyhealth.com.
The Miller County Health Center has taken and will continue to take the necessary precautions to keep our community safe. We will continue to diligently monitor the COVID-19 situation as it evolves by following Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention guidelines to help protect the public health and limit spread of infection. We strongly encourage, if you suspect that you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, call your healthcare provider before seeking care or call the toll-free hotline at 877-435-8411.