The number of weekly new positive COVID cases in Chickasaw County has been on the rise over the last month according to data from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Chickasaw County Public Health Administrator Lisa Welter says the increase in COVID cases is concerning, but not surprising.
Whether it’s COVID, the flu or whatever that has you under the weather, Welter reminds people that if you don’t feel well, stay home. She adds that if you need to stay home in Chickasaw County, her department can help you with errands.
In addition to getting vaccinations and booster shots, Welter says other precautions include wearing masks in public places, sanitizing often-touched surfaces and washing your hands frequently.