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One confirmed COVID-19 in Chouteau County


July 8, 2020

For Immediate Release

July 3rd, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Update

On 07/03/2020, the Chouteau County Health Department received notice from a regional lab that 1 individual tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The case has been associated with recent travel. The individual is experiencing mild symptoms and is isolating.

The Chouteau County Health Department is currently notifying close contacts of these individuals, and will continue to investigate and inform anyone else who may have been exposed. If you have not been contacted by the Chouteau County Health Department, you should still avoid large gatherings, practice social distancing, wear a mask to reduce transmission of disease, avoid touching your face, eyes, nose or mouth and wash your hands often.

The Chouteau County Health Department has been preparing for the first detected case of the disease, working with partners including health care providers, first responders, educators, and elected officials to prepare to respond to confirmed cases.

We take confidentiality seriously and will not share any information but are happy to answer questions.

Contact information 406-622-3771


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