SEK Multi-County Health Departments
Bourbon County, Kansas
June 22, 2020;
“Governor Kelly and her officials recommend that we stay in phase 3 for 2 more weeks (July 6th at the earliest),” Rebecca Johnson, with the multi-county health department, said. ” I, as the SEK Health Officer, recommend Allen, Anderson, Bourbon and Woodson Counties stay in phase 3 until July 6th. See covid.ks.gov for the Ad Astra plan.”
Bourbon County, KS has had 3 more positive COVID-19 tests confirmed today. This makes total positive tests for Bourbon County 14. The testing was confirmed through a reference laboratory that was used. The individual’s symptoms range from minimal to moderate. They are isolated in their home and their family is in quarantine. The cases are travel-related, with travel out of county and out of state. The Bourbon County Public Health Department is diligently working to complete the investigation at this time.
The Bourbon County Public Health Department urges the public to continue to take appropriate actions. Individuals should continue to practice social distancing, clean/disinfect any high touched surfaces, wash their hands with soap and water routinely, use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available and avoid touching your face (especially eyes, nose & mouth).
Please remember if you have the symptoms to:
Call before going to a Clinic, Hospital, ER, or Health Department
Close contact means: 6 foot or less for 10 minutes or more, with a positive case.
STAY HOME IF SICK!
If you are experiencing life threatening symptoms, PLEASE CALL 911.
For more information you may call the SEK Multi-County Health Department: Bourbon: (620)223-4464 Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm OR the COVID-19 Hotline: (866)534-3463.You may also visit the COVID-19 Resource Center at: https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/OR Southeast Kansas Multi-County Health Departments on Facebook or our website: www.sekmchd.com for local updates.