Muhlenberg County Health Department reports nine new cases of COVID-19

MCHD Daily COVID-19 report
MCHD Daily COVID-19 report(AP)
Published: Feb. 4, 2021 at 5:37 PM CST
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MUHLENBERG CO., Ky. (WBKO) - The Muhlenberg County Health Department reports nine new cases of COVID-19.

The current case total for Muhlenberg County is 2,610.

The MCHD is currently managing 170 active cases of the coronavirus.

MCHD will be at Nelson Creek Baptist Church on 02/08/2021.

Call 270-754-3200 for an appointment.

The best ways to prevent the spread of illness are to follow these safety tips:

● Wear a mask when you are with any person that does not live in your household, especially if you cannot maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or more.

● Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.

● Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

● Avoid touching your face.

● Stay home when you are sick.

● Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning 6spray or wipe.

● Follow the guidance provided by Governor Andy Beshear.

This virus can be spread by respiratory droplets. Symptoms of COVID19 may include fever, cough or shortness of breath. Individuals who are experiencing symptoms should call:

1. Muhlenberg County Health Department for a mobile test site appointment or

2. Owensboro Health number 1-877-888-6647 or

3. Community Health Centers of Western Ky at 270-338-5777 or

4. Visit an urgent care center

5. Contact your health care provider.

If you have questions or need additional help go to , call the state hotline at 1-800- 722-5725, or call the Muhlenberg County Health Department at 270-754-3200. Please see our Facebook page for the latest information.

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