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COVID 19 cases now at 17

RELEASED MAY 29, 2020 The Monroe County Health Department is reporting one (1) new confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident, bringing the total to seventeen (17) confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history…

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COVID19 Case total hits 15

The Monroe County Health Department is reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident, bringing the total to fifteen confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort…

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Seven new cases of COVID19 confirmed in Monroe County

The Monroe County Health Department is investigating seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County, bringing the total to fourteen confirmed cases. Six of Monroe County’s confirmed cases have recovered. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort to identify and contact…

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Monroe Youth Theater Producer and Director to retire

As the Monroe Youth Theater (MYT) prepared for the Spring production of Dearly Beloved–a Southern comedy, one would think the cast, crew, producer and director would be all laughs and smiles. Yet, this was not true as practices began in the Spring and the reality of this season fell upon them all. This play would…

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Fifth COVID-19 case confirmed here

Update:   According to Monroe County Health Department Director Jill Ford, there have been NO Epi-links discovered between this case of COVID-19 and any other confirmed and investigated cases here. In other words, this case IS NOT believed to be linked to any other case here …   ————-       Monroe County Health Department…

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Fourth COVID-19 Case announced

COVID-19 UPDATES AND USE OF CLOTH FACE COVERINGS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19   The Monroe County Health Department is currently investigating a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monroe County resident. This is the fourth confirmed COVID-19 case in Monroe County; the previous three cases have recovered. In order to slow the spread of COVID-19,…

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THIRD COVID19 CASE UNDER INVESTIGATION

The Monroe County Health Department is investigating its third case of confirmed COVID-19. The news of positive cases has understandably raised concern for many community members who feel they are showing symptoms of the virus. It is important that we should all prepare for the number of positive cases to continue to increase in the coming days.…

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SECOND CASE OF COVID19 LISTED FOR MONROE

SECOND CASE OF COVID-19 IDENTIFIED IN MONROE COUNTY The Monroe County Health Department is investigating its second case of COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) in a Monroe County resident. Health officials are working closely with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to trace the recent history of the patient in an effort to identify and contact all…

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MONROE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. INVESTIGATING FIRST MONROE COUNTY CASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   COVID-19 CASE INVESTIGATION IN MONROE COUNTY The Monroe County Health Department is investigating its first case of COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus) in a Monroe County resident. Health officials are working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to identify and contact all those who may have been exposed to the…

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Christmas light/hope challenge

OK Monroe County, this is Terry and I have a challenge for you! This was posted by Brandon Jarrett earlier and apparently it’s a trend going around. People are putting their Christmas lights back out to spread hope and cheer. You don’t have to do Christmas lights, Easter’s coming too, or you could just do…

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