Vernon County Health Department announces second and third positive corona cases.

4/9/20 – Vernon County Health Department is announcing the second and third positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The case is NOT travel-related and the patients are considered close contacts to the original case.

The Nevada Health Department staff is working in coordination with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to determine any close contacts of that individual who were possibly exposed. If there were any, health officials will provide guidance to these individuals and monitor them closely for the development of symptoms.