Tuesday, March 3, 2020

"everyone should do their part to stay healthy and prevent the spreading of germs"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The state Department of Public Health Monday night announced a presumptive positive case of COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, contracted by a woman who recently traveled to Italy.

The woman, in her 20s and who lives in Norfolk County, had recently traveled to Italy with a school group, according to a statement issued Monday night by the state agency.

The woman was recovering at home. According to the agency, the woman’s test results came back positive Monday evening.

Specimens will be sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and, if confirmed, it would be the second confirmed positive coronavirus case in Massachusetts since the outbreak started in the United States in January. In its statement, the agency said the risk to COVID-19 remains low in the Bay State."
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Qualified resources:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

MA Dept of Health   https://www.mass.gov/influenza

Franklin Board of Health  https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department

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