If you are a student or staff at Lincoln Elementary school, you were exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19. Our request is you immediately quarantine yourself at home for fourteen days from exposure, which ends on March 25th.
You do not need to be tested unless you develop symptoms of cough, fever, and shortness of breath. If you do develop symptoms, you should call your local provider or, if you do not have a provider, you can call 509-933-8850. If you have other questions regarding this exposure, please call the Emergency Operation Center at 509-933-8315.
To read more about symptoms and testing, including what to do if you have been exposed, please visithttps://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus. “When we have community wide spread, we have to be prepared for these moments of potential exposure,” states Dr. Mark Larson, Health Officer. “We are ready to field peoples’ concerns and needs.”
We will provide another update at 12pm today. Please watch our county website along with our social media for more information today atwww.co.kittitas.wa.us or Facebook.