Amador County Public Health Reports Additional Contact Investigation
Amador County, CA – The Amador County Public Health Department confirms that another contact investigation is underway related to a positive case of COVID-19. This individual is employed in Amador but does not reside within the county. During contact investigations all persons who were in close contact with a confirmed case are contacted, evaluated, and given further instructions.
“This is another reminder that COVID-19 is circulating throughout California, and of the continuous importance of social distancing measures detailed in the Stay at Home Order” says Dr. Rita Kerr, Amador County Health Officer. “It remains everyone’s responsibility to stay at home unless absolutely necessary, particularly when feeling ill. The vast majority of those who contract COVID-19 exhibit mild symptoms. We are concerned for more vulnerable members of our community who are at greater risk for severe illness.”
The new confirmed case, who resides outside of the county, will not be included in the Amador County case count.
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