Neosho County Confirms their first case of COVID-19

NEOSHO COUNTY, Kan. – According to the Neosho County Health Department, Neosho County has confirmed their first case of COVID-19 as of March 24th.

The patient, as well as all of the known people to make direct contact with them, have been quarantined.  They were instructed with the proper quarantine restrictions in accordance to the CDC/KDHE guidelines.  The Neosho County Health Department will continue to monitor the patient closely and will offer updates as they become available.

The patient in question contacted the Neosho County Health Department about recent international travel after they returned to the county.  They have assured the health department they are now following the recommended CDC quarantine guidelines.