Friday, September 18, 2020

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Killingworth Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

March 19: The State Department of Public Health has reported that there is a positive case of COVID-19 in Killingworth, a resident over age 60 who has had extremely limited contact with other residents of the town. The resident is self-isolating.

All of us should now assume that there are people infected with the disease in Killingworth, and should follow the guidelines to avoid contracting or spreading the disease:

· Stay home if you are sick.

· Stay away from crowds

· Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

· Avoid touching your face

· Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs and phones daily

· Maintain social distancing of at least six feet.

For the most up-to-date information, visit the COVID-19 section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website,

If you are sick, that site has guidance on what to do and how to protect those close to you.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call your primary care physician or a walk-in clinic before going to their office.

We will continue to provide updates on measures Killingworth is taking to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Town Hall is closed until further notice, but we will be checking for messages regularly and will address urgent matters.

For more information, contact the Killingworth Health Department at 860-663-1765 x223.

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