At this time there are currently 45 cases of COVID-19 in Morgan County.
The Morgan County Health Department confirmed the first death of a Morgan County resident related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The adult from Morgan County died at St Francis Mooresville on March 25, 2020. The person, who was over age 60, had been hospitalized as a COVID-19 patient and also suffered from underlying medical conditions. Patient also tested Flu B positive. No further information will be released due to privacy laws.
“On behalf of Morgan County, we express our heartfelt sympathies to the patient’s family and friends,” said Dr. Paul Broderick, County Health Officer. “This serves as a very unfortunate reminder to us about the importance of staying home and social distancing. It is our job to come together as a community and do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and help protect our most vulnerable community members”
Morgan County will strive to keep residents and employees updated and informed on the impact and precautions that Morgan County residents should take during this time. We will attempt to keep this information as up to date as possible.
Presentation from the Indiana Homeland Security. by Dr Michael Kaufman, State EMS Medical Director and Kraig Kinney, State EMS Director.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Health Department Updates
Create A Plan
- Talk with the people who need to be included in your plan.
- Plan ways to care for those who might be at greater risk for serious complications.
- Get to know your neighbors.
- Identify aid organizations in your community.
- Create an emergency contact list.
Practice good personal health habits
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care
- Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue
- Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily using a regular household detergent and water
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds