Seven new COVID-19 Cases Announced
Macon County Health Department announces 7 more positive COVID-19 cases. Many have been in quarantine awaiting test results and all are now in isolation. Six cases are related to previous cases and one is travel related. Macon County is now at 14 active cases. People testing positive range from being asymptomatic to mild symptoms that include fever, cough, fatigue, congestion, chills and aches. Should you feel any one of these symptoms contact your primary care provider for testing, or, call the health department for instruction:
Fever (any degree)
Shortness of breath
Nausea or vomiting
Loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Muscle or body aches
Macon County is a host to several events this summer that will bring in people from out of county and perhaps out of state. It is vital to inform people not to attend if not feeling well. Event organizers should manage social distancing as best as possible; have hand hygiene available; and, encourage event staff and visitors to wear masks. If you plan to attend a summer event, practice social distancing and wear a face mask.
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