Dept of Public Health COVID-19 Statement 3-31-20


March 31, 2020


    • There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
    • The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
      • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
      • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
    • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

    Recommendations from Lamar County Board of Health:

    • Close
    • Wear mask if within 6 feet. 
    • Require clients to also wear masks. 
    • I recommend the same for all businesses and municipalities.
Department of Public Health COVID-19 Statement 3-31-20