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Lincoln Trail District Health Department provides Coronavirus update, says immediate risk is “low”

Updated: Mar 9, 2020



 This situation is rapidly evolving. At this time, there are no known cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. However, local and state public health officials are actively monitoring and preparing in order to promptly respond to any potential cases should they occur. To date public health officials have monitored approximately 100 individuals, with only one requiring testing. None of these individuals resulted in a confirmed case nor were they within the Lincoln Trail District (Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, and Washington Counties).

 Lincoln Trail District Health Department is in constant contact with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KYDPH) for any updates related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Lincoln Trail District Health Department is committed to working with and passing this information onto local providers as well as the public.