Greene County Health Department Administrator, Shari Lewis, has issued a COVID-19 advisory for parts of Greene County, Indiana.
Over the last few weeks, an increase in positive COVID-19 cases has occurred for the Bloomfield and Solsberry areas.
Residents of these communities are urged to proceed with diligence and follow the recommended guidelines listed below.
From The Greene County Health Department:
The following advisory is issued to Bloomfield and Solsberry area residents:
The Greene County Health Department has surveilled an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks specific to the Bloomfield and Solsberry areas (78% of the case reported in the last two weeks). Due to the uptick in cases, residents of these communities are urged to proceed with diligence and are cautioned to adhere to the following recommendations.
- Seniors and individuals of any age with serious chronic medical conditions, who are at increased risk for severe disease should avoid nonessential travel.
- All should avoid contact with sick individuals and wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- All should avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; and, wear a mask in public.
- If you are sick, stay at home. Work with family and friends to have food, hygiene and medical supplies delivered until you are well.
If everyone adheres to the recommendations listed above, we can effectively reduce the spread of the virus. The Greene County Health Department will continue to issue area alerts and will notify the public when the spread has been successfully reduced in your local area.
Alerts are posted via the Greene County Health Department’s website at www.co.greene.in.us/health
Be Well, Stay Safe!