Two More Positive Coronavirus Cases in Wood County – May 11

(OnFocus) Two more Wood County coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Wood County, according to a Monday update by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

There have been four positive cases confirmed in Wood County. Two individuals have recovered.

As more details become available, we will share them OnFocus.

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Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you think you may have COVID-19, you should call the clinic or hospital before going. Please do not call 9-1-1; this should be reserved for those needing critical emergency attention.

Individuals should practice everyday prevention measures like:

 Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

 Carry and use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if hand washing is not an option.

 Do not touch your face (eyes, mouth, nose).

 Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

 Do not share eating utensils, water bottles, beverage containers or other personal items.

 Stay home when you are sick.

 Avoid close contact (6 feet or less) with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.

 Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. If you develop a cough, fever, or shortness of breath or other respiratory symptoms after traveling, stay home and contact your healthcare provider for instructions before going to a clinic.

For more information about novel coronavirus, contact the Wood County Health Department, 715-421-8911.

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