Chippewa County Confirms Second Positive COVID-19 Case

CHIPPEWA County, Michigan-The Chippewa County Health Department (CCHD) was notified that a resident of Chippewa County had a confirmed positive test for COVID-19. Although a resident of the county, this individual has not resided within the county for several weeks. Therefore, the risk to the general comunity is considered to be very low. No further information regarding the individual will be released.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, people should:

• Wash their hands.
• Stay home when sick.
• A void close contact with sick people.
• A void touching their face.
• Disinfect commonly touched surfaces.
• A void shaking hands.
• Follow suggested guidelines for social distancing.

People who are concerned that they may have COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider and call ahead before visiting any healthcare facility. Mildly ill people are encouraged to stay home and contact their healthcare provider by phone for guidance. If you feel well, you do not need to be tested. Testing is determined based on risk assessment. Information about the COVID-19 is rapidly changing. For general questions about COVID- 19, call the state hotline at 1-888-535-6136, or an automated self-checker is also available to help you make decisions and seek appropriate medical care at
https :/ /www.cdc.gov/ coronavirus/2019-ncov /symptoms-testing/symptoms .htin l For general information, visit www.chippewahd.com or www.1nichigan.gov/coronavirus.

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