TCHD Working with Arkansas State Department of Health to investigate second case of COVID-19

Submitted to Branson Globe

The Taney County Health Department (TCHD) is partnering with the Arkansas State Department of Health on the investigation of an Arkansas resident who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual is a healthcare employee at the CoxHealth Heart Center, a stand-alone clinic in Branson.  The clinic is currently closed and the individual is in isolation at this time.

If you visited the CoxHealth Heart Center on Hwy 248 in Branson, MO during the week of March 23, you should monitor for the signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. If you develop these symptoms, please isolate at home and call your healthcare provider. 

Prevention for individuals includes; wash your hands, avoid gatherings of 10 or more, stay home if you are sick, and social distancing.  TCHD continues to strongly urge everyone to stay home unless leaving for necessities such as food or medication. 

For additional COVID-19 information, call 417-334-4544, visit www.taneycohealth.org, or on Facebook and Instagram for daily updates.

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