Since last Friday, three people from Lucas County have tested positive for COVID-19 according to Lucas County Public Health,working closely with the Iowa Department of Public Health, ADLM Emergency Management and healthcare partners to respond to and mitigate the spread of COVID-19

Two cases are middle age adults 41-60 years of age and one adult age 18-40.

The ADLM Counties Emergency Operations center is operational and every member of our local government, health care system and emergency management team are focusing their efforts on the COVID-19 response.

Ongoing meetings to address Lucas County’s response to COVID-19 are being held via Zoom by Emergency Management, city and county officials, and Lucas County Public Health and health care teams

Lucas County Public Health is calling on citizens of Lucas County to do their part in reducing the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, staying away from gatherings of people, and limiting nonessential travel.

If you are sick, particularly with symptoms of fever, cough and difficulty breathing, please call your provider before coming into a hospital or office.

Continue to wash hands, stay home when you are sick, cover coughs and sneezes and sanitize hard surfaces.

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