“HENRY COUNTY ANNOUNCES COVID CASES IN CONNECTION TO LOCAL VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL”
The Henry and Stark County Health Department announces that anyone attending or had children attending the Kewanee First Christian Church Vacation Bible School on July 12-15 may have been exposed to multiple individuals who had Covid-19.
The Health Department has not been given a participant’s or close contact list for those attending the Vacation Bible School. Unfortunately, the information being withheld is crucial for conducting effective contact tracing; therefore, we feel it’s important to alert the public to stem further spread of Covid cases. We encourage those who attended this event to monitor themselves or their children for Covid-19 symptoms. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html
If you are experiencing symptoms, please contact your primary healthcare provider or call the Health Department at (309) 852-0197 for more information. Public health officials are working actively to identify and investigate all individuals who were in contact with the cases. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release of further information regarding the investigations.
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