Marinette County Public Health received notice Tuesday that Marinette County has its second confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Public Health is initiating the process to identify and contact anyone who has been in close contact with the individual. There are standard procedures for this process.

¦ These people are asked to quarantine themselves for 14 days from their exposure and will be monitored for fever and respiratory symptoms. People with symptoms are tested for COVID-19.

¦ Providing guidance to clinicians regarding testing.

¦ Preparing Wisconsin for community spread of COVID-19

With no medicine or vaccines to treat or prevent COVID-19, Marinette County Public Health wants everyone to continue to follow these steps:

¦ Stay home when sick

¦ Frequent handwashing with soap and water for 20 seconds

¦ Cover coughs and sneezes

¦ Avoid touching your face

¦ Clean and disinfect commonly touched surfaces

¦ Practice social distancing-6 feet from others

¦ Avoid public gatherings of more than 10 persons