Bill Tensfeld, Director of Emergency Management reports:
Whitman County has received 1 more positive COVID-19 test results on Saturday, March 28, 2020, bringing the total to 6 within the County. The sixth case is a 50-59-year-old male who is stable and isolating at home. Public Health Department is investigating close contacts of the 4 most recent positive patients. Contact tracing has been completed in the first two cases. More information will be released as available.
The Whitman County Health Department regularly updates its Facebook page with helpful information regarding personal protection and the status of county health operations.
The Washington Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.
The Whitman County Health Department website contains information concerning COVID-19. Please visit https://www.whitmancountypublichealth.org/. The DOH website is your source for an additional healthy dose of information – doh.wa.gov. Find both the Whitman County Health Department and the WA DOH on Facebook.