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Friday, November 13, 2020

Vernon County Health Department has received notification of a public exposure related to a positive COVID-19 case

November 13, 2020

The Vernon County Health Department has received notification of a public exposure related to a positive COVID-19 case. This exposure was on Friday November 6th, 2020 at an event in the Bingo Hall of the Nevada Elk’s Lodge in Nevada, MO.

If you were at this location between the times of Noon-11pm we ask that you please monitor your health. If you develop any of the following signs or symptoms please contact your health care provider or local urgent care.

Symptoms of COVID-19:
Fever >/= 100.4
Feeling feverish
Chills
Body Aches
Runny nose or congestion
Sore Throat
Loss or change in your taste or smell
Headache
Fatigue
Cough
Wheezing
Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
Chest pain or abdominal pain
Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea

If you need to be seen please call ahead to your provider.
Remember to practice the 3 W’s…Watch your distance, wear your mask, and wash your hands frequently.