Third Case of Coronavirus Confirmed in Seward County

Joe Denoyer - April 8, 2020 9:07 am

Liberal – Seward County Health Department is announcing the third case of coronavirus disease
(COVID-19) in Seward County. Testing sent to Quest Diagnostics Laboratories identified the
positive case. The individual has been in quarantine since testing and will continue in isolation
until it is safe to return to normal functions as determined by medical personnel.
Following KDHE mandates and guidelines for case investigation, Seward County Health
Department is working to identify any close contacts of the positive individual. Those who were
exposed will be contacted as soon as possible. We will be monitoring these contacts for fever
and respiratory symptoms. No further information about the patient will be released.
The health and wellbeing of our community remains our top priority.
• Stay home. Follow Governor Kelly’s Executive Orders and do not leave your home
except to get essential groceries, medicine, and household items. When you do leave your
home, practice social distancing, stay six (6) feet away from others.
• Wear a cloth mask if you are able.
• Cover your coughs and sneezes, and clean all highly used surfaces daily.
• Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer with at least 60%
alcohol if washing with soap and water is not possible.
• If you are sick, stay home except to receive medical care. Monitor your symptoms and
seek prompt medical attention if symptoms are worsening.
If you are experiencing cough, fever, or shortness of breath, or want more information regarding
Coronavirus, call the Seward County Health Department at 620-626-3369.

 

Latest Stories

KN95 Masks Available for Seward County Farmers and Ranchers

Due to COVID-19, many producers have been unable to sourceN95 masks for fall harvest. Seward County...

480 Limits Crowd Size to Sporting Events

USD 480 -LIMITED ACTIVITY ATTENDANCE USD 480 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 USD 480 will be limiting...

Emergency Operation Command to Host Pandemic Briefing

The Emergency Operation Command will hold another Pandemic Briefing on Friday at 2:30pm. The briefing will...