CCHD Investigating COVID-19 Cases Associated with the Cecil County Fair
The Cecil County Health Department is investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 cases associated with the Cecil County Fair. Anyone who has been in attendance at the fair is advised to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and get tested if symptoms develop. Common symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- Fever or chills;
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
- Muscle or body aches;
- New loss of taste or smell;
- Sore throat;
- Congestion or runny nose;
- Nausea or vomiting; and
The Health Department has free at-home COVID-19 test kits available for anyone who wishes to be tested. To request a kit, fill out our online form at https://bit.ly/3yiK2pN or call or COVID-19 call center at 410-996-1005, Monday – Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Additional testing sites in Maryland can be found at https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/symptoms-testing.
Given the increasing cases of COVID-19 in Cecil County, the Health Department strongly encourages the use of face coverings in indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. Now is the time to get vaccinated. If you haven’t already, get your second shot of Pfizer or Moderna. The second shot is critical to achieving the level of protection necessary to prevent severe illness.
For additional information on COVID-19, including upcoming vaccination clinics, visit the Cecil County Health Department’s web page at https://cecilcountyhealth.org/coronavirus or call 410-996-1005.
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