MADISON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

806 WEST COLLEGE AVENUE TELEPHONE: (573)783-2747
FREDERICKTOWN, MO 63645 FAX: (573)783-8039

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
services provided on a nondiscriminatory basis

 

For Immediate Release:

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI August 6, 2020 – The Madison County Health Department has confirmed 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Madison County, so cases #23-#26. The case investigations have been initiated and the individuals are in isolation. Contact tracing is being conducted.

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI August 5, 2020 – The Madison County Health Department has confirmed two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Madison County, so #21 and #22. The case investigations have been initiated and the individuals are in isolation. Contact tracing is being conducted.

 

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI August 4, 2020 - The Madison County Health Department has confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 in Madison County,this us case #20. The case investigation has been initiated and the person has been in isolation. Contact tracing is being conducted.

 

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI July 30, 2020 -1 NEW ACTIVE COVID-19 CASE reported late this afternoon. This brings the total positive case count to 19. There are now 2 ACTIVE cases for Madison County. 17 cases are now out of isolation.

A look at our first 20 COVID cases:
We have been asked if there was any information that we could share with the public to give an update on COVID-19 in our community. We have compiled a list of information on the first 20 cases to let the public know what we have seen in our area. We will continue not to provide any information that would possibly infringe on the individual’s identity.

12 of the 20 cases know where they came in to contact with an individual that was positive for COVID-19
8 of the 20 cases were unable to identify a contact.
5 of the 20 cases were asymptomatic and 15 cases had symptoms ranging from mild to severe symptoms.
Following is a list of symptoms that were most identified by the individual who tested positive.
11 reported a symptom of cough, being of new onset or worsening of a chronic cough.
9 reported headache and fatigue
8 reported muscle aches
7 reported chills and diminished olfactory and taste senses
6 reported fever, runny nose and sore throat
3 reported difficulty breathing and diarrhea (greater than 3 loose stools in 24 hours)
2 reported rigors (a sudden feeling of cold with shivering accompanied by a rise in temperature, often with copious sweating, especially at the onset or height of a fever) and chest pain.
1 reported nausea/vomiting
2 of these twenty cases have been hospitalized, no ICU, with other underlying conditions.
2 cases have developed pneumonia.
We are seeing cases in the age range of 21 to 81 years old.

 

Our count for positive cases as of August 6, 2020 is now 26. We would continue to encourage the community to follow these basic preventive measures to reduce risk and prevent the spread of COVID-19:  To reduce risk and prevent the spread of COVID-19, we encourage following these basic preventive measures:

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
Stay home if you are sick
Cover coughs and sneezes
Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces frequently
Practice social distancing
Postpone any non-essential activities
Limit or avoid person-to-person interaction

 

If you suspect that you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, call your health care provider to let them know before seeking care. It is critical that your provider is aware that you may have COVID-19 prior to your arrival at a healthcare facility, and that you follow all instructions for arriving at a health care facility. Inform the 911 operator of your or a household members illness when calling to request 911 service assistance.

Any questions or concerns please feel free to call the health department at 573-783-2747.
To Date:
26- Total Cases for Madison County, MO
7- Active Cases
19- Cases out of isolation

LOCAL COVID-19 TESTING SITES

Fredericktown Parkland HealthMart

Drive-up COVID-19 testing will continue at our Fredericktown store through the months of July and August. Testing will be available Monday through Thursday between the hours of 10am and 2pm. An appointment time needs to be scheduled in advance by visiting DoINeedACovid19Test.com.

 

Madison Medical Center

For COVID-19 testing please call 573-783-4111 and select option 7 or 8. Please do NOT walk into provider’s office if you think you are sick, call first. COVID-19 Antibody testing needs an appointment to see a provider first as well. Call 573-783-4111 for more info.

 

 

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MADISON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

806 WEST COLLEGE AVENUE TELEPHONE: (573)783-2747

FREDERICKTOWN, MO 63645 FAX: (573)783-8039

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
services provided on a nondiscriminatory basis

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:

Teresa Rehkop, R.N., Assistant Administrator

Department PIO

Teresa.Rehkop@lpha.mo.gov

 

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI August 5, 2020 –The Madison County Health Department was also notified of the following location with a known positive COVID-19 exposure:

    -Thursday, July 30, 2020- From 12:30 – 1:45 PM
     Durso Hills Winery/Victoria Vineyards

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI July 30, 2020 –

Public Service Announcement for July 25, 2020:

    -Victoria Vineyards/Durso Hills 5:30-8:00pm
    -Fredericktown Legion Hall 8:20-10:15pm

Due to possible COVID-19 exposure, anyone at these establishments during these times should monitor themselves for symptoms through August 8, 2020.

Should you develop symptoms we ask you contact your primary care provider and the Madison County Health Department.

 

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI July 25, 2020 – The Madison County Health Department was notified this evening of the following locations with a known positive COVID-19 exposure.

  -Saturday, July 18, 2020- Fredericktown Eagles Lodge
   7:30 PM- 8:00 PM

 

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI July 24, 2020 – The Madison County Health Department was notified this morning of the following locations with a known positive COVID-19 exposure.

    -Thursday, July 16, 2020- Madison Medical Center Gift Shop 12 PM-3 PM

MADISON COUNTY, MISSOURI July 21, 2020 – The Madison County Health Department was notified today of the following locations with a known positive COVID-19 exposure.

   - Monday, July 13, 2020- Senior Center, Meals on Wheels-9am-12pm

   - Wednesday, July 15, 2020- Senior Center Thrift Store- 10am-4pm

   -Thursday, July 16, 2020- Jam Session at the Senior Center- 5-8pm

 

If you were at the above locations during these time periods, please call the health department at 573-783-2747.

 

We ask for those who have been to these locations to monitor themselves for symptoms such as:

Fever of 100.4̊ >, or Feeling feverish

New or worsening cough

Chills,

Muscle aches

Runny nose

Sore throat

Change in taste or smell

Headache

Fatigue

Wheezing

Shortness of Breath

Diarrhea

If any symptoms do develop please contact your Primary Care Physician and the Madison County Health Department. We also ask that you isolate yourself in your home until after speaking with your doctor.

To reduce risk and prevent the spread of COVID-19, we encourage following these basic preventive measures:

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.  If soap and water are not available use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands

Stay home if you are sick

Cover coughs and sneezes

Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces frequently

Practice social distancing

Wear face covering when social distancing cannot be maintained

Postpone any non-essential activities

Limit or avoid person-to-person interaction

 

If you suspect that you have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, call your health care provider to let them know before seeking care.  It is critical that your provider is aware that you may have COVID-19 prior to your arrival at a healthcare facility, and that you follow all instructions for arriving at a health care facility.  Inform the 911 operator of your or a household members illness when calling to request 911 service assistance.

Madison County, MO
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The Missouri DHSS Novel Coronavirus Information hotline is 1-877-435-8411. For the latest information on the COVID-19 "Coronavirus" click on the pictures/links below.

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Dated July 1, 2020

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Madison County Health Department would like for you to be a part of our Opioid Crisis Task Force. We have received funding through Missouri Department of Health to identify programs to help address the needs of our county so we can decrease opioid abuse/deaths.

 

Madison County is at high risk of experiencing a significant increase in HIV & Hepatitis C infection cases as per the Centers for Disease Control as related to injection drug use following CDC Consultation (July 2018) for our county. Madison County is ranked 58th in this national publication for these risks. We would value your ideas/input that your organization could bring to help fight against this epidemic.

Please join us in attending our task force meetings, which will be held every third Monday of the month at 5PM at Madison County Health Department.

If you have any questions you may contact Jackie.Berry@lpha.mo.gov or becky.hunt@lpha.mo.gov. 

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Published June 30,2017

Health Department Hours:

Monday -  Friday     7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday                   Closed
Sunday                      Closed

Closed for lunch 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

License Office Hours:

Monday - Friday     7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday    Closed

Open till 6:00 pm last business day of the Month

Madison County Health Department

806 W College Ave.

Fredericktown, MO  63645