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, www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.
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.