The Jewell County Health Department received notification confirming our first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jewell County.
The case involves a resident of Jewell County. The individual is currently maintaining in-home isolation and is stable. Jewell County Health Department is working to identify any close contacts of the individual and those who were exposed will be contacted as soon as possible. We will be monitoring these contacts for fever and respiratory symptoms. No further information about the patient will be released.
For general information, contact the KDHE phone bank at 1-866-534-3463 or email COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact the Jewell County Health Department at 785-378-4060.