The Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District has received its first confirmed positive test result for COVID-19 in Taylor County.
The infected individual was tested Wednesday, March 25, and received notification of their positive test result Thursday, March 26. That individual is a 40 year-old male who is receiving care at Hendrick Medical Center.
The Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District continues to urge area residents to protect themselves, and our medically fragile community members by:
Practicing social distancing, and staying home as much as possible
Washing or sanitizing hands often
Covering sneezes and coughs
Avoid touching your face
Staying home if you are sick
Routinely cleaning commonly touched surfaces
If an individual feels they may be showing symptoms for COVID-19, it is important they first call their medical provider or the Abilene Taylor-County Public Health District at 325.692.5600 for screening and further instruction. Please do not arrive at a medical office, facility, or hospital without first making contact by phone and receiving instruction.