The Henry and Stark County Health Department have confirmed three more cases of COVID-19 in Henry County. The cases include a male in his 50s, a teenage female and a woman in her 50s. Public health officials are investigating the cases and contacting people who had close contact with the patients.
The Health Department expects to see additional cases and residents need to assume that they have been exposed to COVID-19. For the most current status of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Henry or Stark County please visit the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Covid-19 webpage at http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus
Every single Henry County resident can help by staying home, limiting the number of people you are in contact with, maintaining a 6-foot distance from others, and washing your hands. If someone develops symptoms of cough and fever, they should stay home and isolate themselves from others. Should symptoms worsen, they should contact their healthcare providers immediately.