Johnson County Community Health Services (JCCHS) is saddened to announce the fourth confirmed COVID-19 death in Johnson County.
The death occurred Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. The 86 year-old resident was being treated for COVID-19 related symptoms and resided in a long-term care facility. JCCHS only reports deaths that are a direct result of COVID-19 complications.
All Johnson County residents are reminded to stay home when you don’t feel well. Even the mildest symptoms can spread and become more severe for others.
Please continue taking preventive actions and be responsible to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- Wear a face covering when in a public location
- Social distancing
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
- Cover coughs and sneezes using your elbow or shoulder rather than your hands
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
If you suspect that you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, call your healthcare provider to let them know before seeking care. It is critical that your provider is aware you may have COVID-19 prior to your arrival at a healthcare facility, and that you follow all instructions.
For more information please visit our website at www.Johnsoncountyhealth.org or call the State of Missouri Hotline at 1-877-435-8411.