Sheridan County received notification there are two (2) new confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in the area. One case is a Sheridan County resident who is at home in isolation and being monitored by Sheridan County Public Health. The other case is a Johnson County resident. Both patients were tested in Sheridan County. Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) and Sheridan County Public Health are conducting follow up investigations to determine at-risk close contacts of the new reported cases.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to six (6) in Sheridan County. Sheridan County Health Officer, Dr. Ian Hunter, asks Sheridan County residents to follow the guidelines and statewide orders.
Dr. Hunter says, “Please, please, do not become complacent. Help do your part by staying home if you are sick and please continue to practice social distancing. This will help our community protect our vulnerable population, flatten the curve, and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.”