COVID-19 Numbers Continue to Climb in Lawrence County

(BEDFORD) – The number of positive COVID-19 tests continues to grow in Lawrence County.

The Lawrence County Health Department has 31 reported positive cases. Sadly there have been 4 deaths from COVID-19.

Officials uege residents to stay at home. If you must be out practice social distancing and keep six feet from any other person.

Continue to wash your hands, don’t touch your face, and change your clothes and shoes after returning to your home after being in the public.

Washing down your purchased items with soap and water is another good practice. You don’t know who might have come in contact with them earlier in the day.

Continue to reach out to the Lawrence County COVID-19 Hotline to speak to a live person regarding symptoms and resources for help. The number is 812-545-0008.

Thank you to all the volunteers who have donated masks, cleaning supplies, and other PPE items.

Health professionals are in need of homemade gowns and masks. If you can make these please call Emergency Management at 812-277-9680. If no one answers leave a detailed message and someone will return your call.