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A message from Grant County Health District

We need everyone to do their part to slow the spread and flatten the curve to ensure our healthcare facilities are not overwhelmed.  Each personal decision we make will impact our most vulnerable residents.  Our most vulnerable community members — elderly, immunocompromised, and those with chronic conditions — are especially at risk of complications due to a COVID-19 infection and we must continue to take measures to protect them from this disease.

Your choice to gather with those outside your household could lead to additional cases of COVID-19 and even death.  Please protect those you love, by staying home, especially if you feel sick or have been asked to quarantine or isolate.  Everyone can do their part to protect one another and limit the spread of illness in our communities:

• Wear a face covering anytime you are in public or around people you do not live with.

• Stay home if you feel sick, are under quarantine or isolation orders, or have been told you are a close contact to a confirmed case of COVID-19.

• Use physical distancing and stay 6 feet away from others as much as possible when you are in public or at work.

• Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds, especially before eating or coming home. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

If you do choose to get together for things like holiday parties, birthdays, and other get-togethers, have them outside and limit them to no more than five people outside your household.



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