JACK COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Jack County officials announce the first case of COVID-19 in the county.
According to a Facebook post from the Jack County Emergency Management page, “local health authority, Faith Community Hospital, doctors [are] providing protective measures and close case follow-up.”
Officials made the announcement about 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The patient is at their home in isolation, and medical professionals are monitoring the case.
During the Jack County Commissioners’ Court on March 23, commissioners voted unanimously to issue a Declaration of Local Readiness for a Public Health Emergency for the county.
Read the full statement below: