Scott County COVID-19 Response and Next Steps

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As of Monday, March 16, 2020, Scott County Government decided to limit access between County staff and the public in response to the Coronavirus. Public service remains the top priority for all County departments. Agencies are open and available for document drop-off for business purposes.  Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions or for any immediate needs.  Contact information for departments can be found on our webpage at https://scottky.gov/county-government/ 

We remain poised and prepared to provide emergency and non-emergency services as needed. Please continue preventive measures to limit the chance of exposure.   Please follow this link for more details on prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fprevention.html

COVID Update 7/27/20

Dr. Miller, Public Health Director confirmed 12 new positive cases in Scott County.

-8 females: ages 12, 28, 33, 37, 48, 49, 74 & 76

-4 males: ages 38, 38, 48 & 78

These cases are directly related to family gatherings and travel to hot-spots. We have a total of 260 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County, 148 are active cases. Please like WEDCO’s Facebook page for information and graphics related to Covid19. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

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Covid19 Update 7-26-20

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 5 new positive cases in Scott County.

-2 females: ages 30 & 63

-3 males: ages 26, 28 & 41

We have a total of 248 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 131 of these cases have fully recovered and 117 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus, as many are linked by close contact and travel. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

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Covid-19 Update 7-24-2020

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 20 new positive cases in Scott County.

-8 females: ages 13,16,34,36,37,51,57 & 92

-12 males: ages 9,9,22,27,27,32,32,34,35,38,38 & 45

We have a cumulative total of 243 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 131 of these cases have fully recovered and 112 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus, as many are linked by close contact and travel. We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

JP Covington Judge Executive

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COVID-19 Update 7-23-2020

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 11 new positive cases in Scott County.

-4 females: ages 16, 23, 23, & 39

-7 males: ages 9, 18, 19, 25, 41, 51 & 59

We have a cumulative total of 223 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County, 114 are active cases. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus. Our cases are linked together by close contact and travel.We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance so that we can continue to open the economy. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

JP Covington Judge Executive

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Covid -19 Update 7-22-2020

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 5 new positive cases in Scott County.

-1 female: age 39

-4 males: ages 15, 36, 46, 64

We have a cumulative total of 212 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 105 of these cases have fully recovered and 107 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus, as many are linked by close contact and travel. We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

JP Covington Judge Executive

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Covid-19 Update 7-20-2020

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 9 new positive cases in Scott County.

-3 females: age 30, 40, & 57

-6 males: ages 24, 40, 49, 51, 55, & 64

We have a cumulative total of 197 positive cases of COVID 19 in Scott County. 99 of these cases have fully recovered and 98 are active. Kentucky, had 258 new coronavirus cases on Monday. A 94-year-old woman from Casey County was Monday’s lone death. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus, as many are linked by close contact and travel. We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

JP Covington

Judge Executive

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Covid -19 Update 7-18-2020

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 6 new positive cases in Scott County today.

-1 females: age 19

-5 males: ages 23, 25, 29, 31 ,37

Several of these cases have been in close contact with another positive patient. We have identified a cluster at the Scott Co. Detention Center and are working closely with the jailer and staff to ensure all necessary precautions and isolations are taken. 3 of our male positives and one of our female positives from earlier this week are linked to this facility. We have a cumulative total of 188 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 93 of these cases have fully recovered and 95 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus, as many are linked by close contact and travel. We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. If you wish to be tested, you may register for FREE curbside testing at www.wedcoheath.org. You will see our specific dates/times/locations, and the appointment scheduling is an easy process. Please remember to practice good hygiene by washing hands frequently, avoid touching your face and practice social distancing.

JP Covington Judge Executive

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Covid-19 Update 7-17-2020

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 8 new positive cases in Scott County.

-4 females: ages 1,14, 30 and 45

-4 males: ages 20, 29, 36, and 39

We have a cumulative total of 182 positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 93 of these cases have fully recovered and 89 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus. Our cases are linked together by close contact and travel. We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org Kentucky’s results for Friday include 531 COVID-19 cases and eight new deaths.

JP Covington Judge Executive

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Covid-19 Update 7-16-2020

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 4 new positive cases in Scott County.

-3 females: ages 28, 31, and 39

-1 male: age 61

We have a cumulative total of 174 total positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 86 of these cases have fully recovered and 88 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus. Our cases are linked together by close contact and travel. We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

JP Covington Judge Executive

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Covid-19 Update 7-15-20

Scott Co Reporting

Dr. Miller, public health director confirmed 7 new positive cases in Scott County.

-5 females: ages 20,29,42,45, and 67

-2 males: ages 39 and 40

We have a cumulative total of 170 total positive cases of COVID19 in Scott County. 84 of these cases have fully recovered and 86 are active. Contact tracing on our cases proves what we already know about this virus. Our cases are linked together by close contact and travel.We are experiencing a spike in cases. It is important to wear your mask and socially distance as the economy continues to reopen. please get tested regularly. To register for free COVID-19 testing, register @ www.wedcohealth.org

JP Covington Judge Executive

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