New Case of Covid-19 in Rich Hill

The Bates County Health Center has confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 in Bates County.

The new case is a female in her 50’s with a Rich Hill address. Bates County Health Center is working to identify and contact anyone that may have come in contact with this individual which may have put them at risk and will monitor them for any signs and symptoms of illness.

This case brings total positive cases in Bates County up to 13. This is the only active case at this time.

As always, Individuals should continue to practice social distancing, clean/disinfect any high touched surfaces, wash their hands with soap and water routinely, use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available and avoid touching your face (especially eyes, nose & mouth). It is up to each and everyone of us to stop the spread of this disease!