Rumor: The Health Department told the nursing homes that they have to refuse visitors.
Answer: The state recommended that long term care facilities restrict visitors.
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Rumor: There is a positive case of COVID-19 in Grayson County.
Answer: As of 3/10/20, there are no confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Grayson County.
Rumor: The nursing homes shut down due to COVID-19.
Answer: Some of the nursing homes are restricting visitors to help protect residents. This is proactive not reactive.
Rumor: Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 via text.
Answer: The hospital would never confirm a case of COVID-19 by sending out a mass text to community members.
Rumor: WIC Cards are being terminated.
Answer: The state has confirmed that this is not true in Kentucky.
Health Department COVID Line - 270-899-0467.
Phone Hours Mon - Wed | 7:30am to 4pm
Thurs | 7:30am to 3:30pm
Fri | 7:30am to 11am