As travel increases throughout the summer, we expect to see more positive cases come into the community. Please continue to be vigilant and practice all appropriate hygiene and distancing recommendations. Your hard work protects you, your family, and your community.
Below is the current confirmed case count:
Sheridan County Residents:
Lab Confirmed Positive: 29
- 1 Positive 7/15/20 Connection to previous positive. Investigation ongoing, isolating at home.
- 1 Positive 7/15/20 Household contact to previous positive. Investigation complete, isolating at home. History of recent out of state travel.
- 1 Positive 7/15/20 History of recent domestic travel with exposure to symptomatic individuals. Unrelated to other cases in Sheridan. Investigation complete.
- 1 Positive 7/15/20 No recent travel, transmission source unknown. Potential for community spread possible. Investigation ongoing, isolating at home.
- 2 Positive 7/13/20 Same household. Investigation ongoing. History of recent out of state travel. Unrelated to other cases in Sheridan.
- 2 Positive 7/13/20 Same household. Investigation ongoing. History of contact to out of state symptomatic individual. Unrelated to other cases in Sheridan.
- 1 Positive Case 7/10/20. Household isolating at home. Investigation complete and all parties have been contacted. Unrelated to other cases in Sheridan.
Non-Sheridan County Residents tested in Sheridan:
Lab Confirmed Positive: 9
The public is encouraged to follow these guidelines outlined by the CDC and WDH:
- Avoid close contact (within 6 feet) with anyone outside of your household.
- Wear cloth face coverings when out in the public.
- Stay home if sick (but if you are concerned it may be more than just a cold, please consult your physician).
- Avoid gatherings of 50 or more people.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.