Possibility of Low Risk Community Exposure in Vernon County

July 14, 2020

Vernon County Health Department has determined possible low risk community exposure related to a positive COVID-19 case at:
Country Side Animal Hospital on July 9, 2020 – 7:30 to 12:00
July 10, 2020 – 7:30 to 12:00
July 11, 2020 – 7:30 to 12:00
Close contacts have been notified related to this case. If you feel like you may have been exposed please monitor for signs or symptoms for 14 days. If you develop any symptoms contact your primary care provider or urgent care for further evaluation and testing. Symptoms include:
• Cough
• Fever
• Shortness of breath
• Chills
• Muscle aches
• Sore throat
• New loss of taste or smell

Individuals should continue to practice social distancing, when social distancing cannot be maintained wear a mask or face covering to take additional precautions. Always remember to 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 every one of us to stop the spread of this disease.

CALL before going to a clinic, urgent care, or ER if you feel you need to be evaluated

Close Contact means: 6 ft or less for 15 minutes or more with a positive case