COVID-19 case in Clark County
For Hub City Times
NEILLSVILLE – The Clark County Health Department is confirming that one person in Clark County has tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The individual is currently isolated at home. County health officials are working to determine how the person may have become infected and is contacting individuals with whom the patient had close contact with.
“The best thing that Clark County residents can do is to follow Governor Evers’ Safer At Home Order. All Clark County residents and Wisconsinites should stay at home as much as possible. This is in addition to taking standard precautions and practicing good health habits—including covering coughs and sneezes and washing hands often. The COVID-19 situation is continuously evolving. We encourage residents to monitor the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites for the latest information and guidance,” said Clark County Health Department Director/Health Officer Brittany Mews.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you think that you may have COVID19, you should stay home, practice self-isolation, and call your medical provider; do not go directly to a hospital or clinic without first calling.
“The Clark County Health Department will continue to monitor and will follow-up with individuals who test positive for COVID-19. We will also continue to work with the Wisconsin DHS and our local healthcare providers to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. Additional information will be released through the media as it becomes available,” Mews added.