By William

MCPHERSON – While the McPherson County Health Department is pleased to announce that no new positive tests for the coronavirus disease {COVID-19} as of the morning of Monday, April 13 – they are even happier to announce that seven of the previously confirmed cases have now reported being recovered.

All seven of those who have recovered from a bout with COVID-19 are still staying home, staying safe and doing well. All seven have met the recovery guidelines set forth by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Please still note though, that the 13th case reported positive testing for COVID-19 did have a report as being an employee of the McPherson Dillons store on North Main Street. REMEMBER – if you were in the McPherson Dillons store on Tuesday, March 31st between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. or on Wednesday, April 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., that you may have been exposed to COVID-19. Be sure to monitor yourself and keep yourself isolated.

REMEMBER – McPherson County has evidence of community spread and the STAY-AT-HOME ORDER is still in effect.

Please depend on health authorities to provide the most accurate information for McPherson County.

If you are experiencing a fever, shortness of breath, or a cough – PLEASE CALL YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. If you do not have a primary health care provider, please call your local hospital.

McPherson County residents are encouraged to help the community and our health care system flatten the curve and slow the spread of coronavirus by doing the following:

  • Follow the STAY-AT-HOME ORDER.
  • Covering your mouth and nose during any and all coughs and sneezes.
  • Wash your hands for a minimum of 20 seconds with soap and water.


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