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TOWN OF GOLDSBY COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Town of Goldsby has issued an Emergency Declaration. The Declaration of Emergency is immediately effective.
As of March 17, there is no reported case of COVID-19 in McClain County and there is no evidence of community spread of the virus in the Town of Goldsby. However, 17 cases of COVID-19 have been verified in our state. In the circumstances, the Trustees of the Town of Goldsby and Town Officials have concluded that it is in the best interests of the residents of the Town to follow CDC COVID-19 Pandemic guidelines.
Call 877-215-8336 for the statewide COVID-19 call center. As of March 16, there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in McClain County.
Preparation and Prevention
Events or gatherings of more than 10 persons are not recommended at this time. The Town encourages residents to be proactive and take preventative measures such as:
The virus has had greater impacts on vulnerable populations including those who are over the age of 70 and those who have underlying health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.
People at higher risk of getting severe symptoms from COVID-19 should:
You can find more recommendations from the CDC on measures you can take to protect yourself and your community here.
Symptoms and treatment
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes at this time that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 after exposure. Symptoms of COVID-19 can include:
If you have these symptoms and have been in close contact with a person known or suspected to have COVID-19, or have recently traveled to an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of the illness:
You can find more recommendations from the CDC on what to do if you believe you are sick here.
For events or gatherings of more than 10 people that will occur even though discouraged by the Town, you should:
When considering attending an event people should consider the following guidelines: