ROCK SPRINGS — A Green River man is Sweetwater County’s 17th case of COVID-19.
The Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County was notified of the positive case by private lab Tuesday, May 19. The man, in his 30s, is in stable condition and is isolating at home, according to Sweetwater County Public Health.
Sweetwater County Public Health is continuing contact tracing efforts.
Twelve lab-confirmed cases are now recovered, according to Sweetwater County Public Health.
As the state and county ease restrictions, healthcare providers say it is more important than ever to remain vigilant in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. Many healthcare agencies and businesses will continue to require some type of face covering.
THE LATEST COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS NEWS & INFO FROM THE WYOMING DEPT. OF HEALTH
What to do if you feel sick: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and are showing symptoms, please call your primary care provider or seek medical attention.
Please follow these tips to slow the spread of this virus:
- Follow Public Health Orders
- Wear cloth face coverings in public settings, especially when physical distancing of at least 6 feet isn’t practical.
- Stay home when sick and avoid other people unless you need medical attention.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Older people and those with health conditions that mean they have a higher chance of getting seriously ill should avoid close-contact situations.
- Long-term care and healthcare facilities should follow guidelines for infection control and prevention.
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