Washington County Issues Public Health Alert

(Potosi) The Washington County Health Department in Potosi has announced a Public Health Alert due to a possible COVID-19 community exposure.

Officials believe that prior to being diagnosed, a COVID-19 positive guest of a student attended the Potosi High School graduation ceremony on June 27th.

The school district has been notified and is working with the health department to notify the public.

Any person attending the event should monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 through July 11th.

The department also recommends that if you attended the event, but are not a close contact, you don’t need to quarantine unless you develop symptoms.

You can contact the Washington County Health Department for more information.