The Miller County Health Center has confirmed its second case of COVID-19 in Miller County. The individual is an adult male currently in home isolation.

The Miller County Health Center has confirmed its second case of COVID-19 in Miller County. The individual is an adult male 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, 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 handwashing, no touching of the face, cleaning frequently used surfaces, avoiding sick people and respecting the Show Me Strong Recovery Plan order and guidance. Guidance for a variety of businesses and activities can be found 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 and Senior Services and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to help protect the public health and limit spread of infection. We strongly encourage, if you suspect you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, to call your healthcare provider before seeking care or call the toll-free hotline at 877-435-8411. 

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