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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Media Release COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Rowan County Health Department announces positive COVID-19 Test

Rowan County Health Department officials were notified late Wednesday evening of the County’s first confirmed coronavirus case.  The Public Health Command Center is working closely with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and CDC to ensure appropriate measures are taken. Additional information or guidance will be provided as more details become available. The person followed instructions, self isolated, is no longer ill, and no longer in the area. 

Rowan County Health Department Director Nina Oliver reminds individuals who may have COVID-19 symptoms - fever, cough and shortness of breath - to call your personal physician prior to seeking treatment.


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