JOINT PRESS RELEASE


Atchison County Health Department
Atchison County Commission
Atchison County Emergency Management/911
Dr. Richard Aron Burke

3/25/2020

POSITIVE COVID-19 REPORTED IN ATCHISON COUNTY, MO
Atchison County Health Department Medical Director, Dr. Burke, announces an Atchison County resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory.
The patient is a female, age 70+ and lives in Atchison County. The woman is experiencing mild illness and will follow CDC recommendations for isolation at home. She has had very few contacts in Atchison County; however, did travel to a high population area. No other information will be provided about the patient at this time.
Atchison County Health Department will release more information as it becomes available.
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