COIVID-19 has come to Pomeroy
July 16, 2020
POMEROY–The Garfield County Health District has been notified on July 9, of the first COVID-19 case here. The person is over 50 and presently recovering at home. The District has also started contact tracing. It is important to respond to the health district if contacted to determine infection of the virus, this will ensure a swift containment of future cases, if any. Presently, contact tracing is the only positive method of controlling potential outbreaks and to minimize exposure to those who are most at risk.
Currently, Garfield County is in Phase III. Residents are encouraged to follow the CDC and state guidelines for social distancing and wearing masks.