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Friday, December 4, 2020

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

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
December 4, 2020

The Vernon County Health Department has received notification of a public exposure related to a positive COVID-19 case. This exposure was on Tuesday December 1, 2020 at an event located inside Belles & Beaus Boutique in Nevada, MO. 

If you were at this event between the times of 2:30pm-5:30pm 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.