COVID-19 At Lifepoint Church

Attendees at a local church on Sunday, August 2nd may have been exposed to a positive case of COVID-19.  The Livingston County Health Center received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 positive individual who attended the second service at Lifepoint Church in Chillicothe.

If you were in attendance, please monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 and do your best to stay isolated from other people for 14 days. If you have symptoms and get tested, please isolate from that point forward, as testing results can take five days or more to come back.

COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.  Most common symptoms include: fever; dry cough; tiredness; aches and pains; sore throat; diarrhea; conjunctivitis; headache, loss of taste or smell, a rash on skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath; chest pain or pressure; loss of speech or movement.

On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.   Testing results can take up to a week, so if you are experiencing symptoms and get tested, please isolate yourself beginning when you take the test.

If you have specific concerns of close contact and have not been called, call the Health Center at 646-5506 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

 

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