Vernon County Reports 6th Case of Covid-19

Vernon County Health Department has confirmed the 6th positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This case is a household contact to the 4th case, and has been under quarantine since that diagnosis on April 22, 2020.

This case is asymptomatic. Vernon County Health Dept. staff has identified and contacted any individuals that may have come in close contact with the case which may have put them at risk and will monitor them for any signs and symptoms of illness.

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 every one of us to stop the spread of this disease!

As always, if you are having symptoms and feel you need to be evaluated, please call your primary care provider or local urgent care.

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 10 minutes or more with a positive case