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New Positive COVID-19 Case Found in McDowell County

WILCOE, W.Va. – A seventh case of COVID-19 was confirmed by McDowell County Health Department Officials Wednesday afternoon July 8, 2020. This case is travel related.

This individual is currently quarantined at home, and the Health Department is working to identify all the individual’s contacts. Anyone who is identified as being a contact will be notified by the Health Department.
The Health Department will continue to keep you updated on this fluid situation through Facebook as well as through local media partners.

Due to Federal HIPAA guidelines, no other information about this case will be given.
The McDowell County Health Department urges all residents to do your part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings, avoiding large crowds and washing your hands frequently.