Platte Co. Health Dept 2nd Positive case of Covid-19
Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2020

The Platte County Health Department announces its second positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Platte County, Missouri

Platte City, MO— Date The Platte County Health Department has confirmed its second positive case of COVID-19 in Platte County. Both cases are unrelated to each other. A formal investigation has begun with both patients as to how they have become infected and will attempt to notify anyone they have been in close contact with recently.


Platte County Health Department wants to reiterate how important it is to abide by the “Stay at Home” Order that went into effect today for all who live and work in Platte County until April 24th 2020. It is imperative to stay at home unless absolutely necessary and to maintain social distancing (staying six feet away from others). Remember to wash your hands often, and clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects.


Moreover, if you are sick, isolate yourself at home to prevent the spread of germs and only leave your home to seek medical care. If you experience symptoms such as cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, please call your healthcare provider or urgent care clinic to receive guidance and arrange a test if appropriate. Do not go to the emergency room unless you are having troubling breathing and need immediate medical attention.


The Platte County Health Department strongly encourages all Platte County Residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of this communicable disease to others. Stay informed. Information changes frequently. For more information, visit our website for the latest Order(s) and Recommendations for Platte County.


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