Possible COVID-19 Exposures Reported at Wabash County Homecoming Events

Health officials in Wabash County are warning of possible COVID-19 exposures at high school homecoming events that took place over the weekend.

Posted: Sep 21, 2021 8:32 AM
Updated: Sep 21, 2021 8:42 AM

The Wabash County Health Department in Wabash County, Illinois, is warning the public of possible COVID-19 exposures at high school homecoming events over the weekend.

A statement released by the health department says that if you attended any District #348 high school homecoming activities on Friday, Sept. 17 - Saturday, Sept. 18, you may have been exposed to a positive case of COVID-19.

The health department is now asking everyone to self-monitor for symptoms of the virus, like fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, and more.

Anyone who believes they may have been a close contact is being asked to call the health department at 618-263-3873.

The health department says it will continue to offer COVID-19 testing daily from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at its location at 130 W. 7th St. in Mount Carmel.

You can see the full statement from the health department by clicking here.

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It was another chilly start across the Tri-State; while we only dipped as low as 43° in Evansville, many others across the Tri-State fell into the upper 30s earlier this morning. The cool air didn't linger long however, temperatures quickly reached back into the mid 70s across the region this afternoon - higher pressure camped out over the southeastern quarter of the country will continue to keep the skies above the Tri-State clear while gradually driving temperatures higher over the next few days. Despite our anticipated southerly winds this evening, you may still want to grab a jacket before your head out to dinner; after seeing a temperature near 64° around dinnertime, we'll fall off toward the mid to upper 50s by 10 o'clock. Overnight lows will again dwindle into the mid to low 40s for the majority of the Ohio Valley early Tuesday morning.
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