Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a twelfth Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The affected individual is a female between 80-89 years of age, and a resident of Nodaway County.  The individual is isolated in a private home.  

If you have not been contacted by the health department, then you are not considered a close contact and not at risk. 

The health department urges the public to practice social distancing by maintaining six (6) feet of separation, to limit in-person interactions, and to practice good handwashing and hygiene.  Please avoid touching your face.  Please clean phones, devices, and contact surfaces frequently.

If you are sick, particularly with a fever and a cough, or shortness of breath, please call your health care provider before visiting for guidance regarding symptoms and next steps.

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