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YORK COUNTY – The first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in York County.

This is also the first case to be confirmed in the Four Corners Health Department area.

Four Corners officials said Monday, March 30, a man in his 50s in York County has tested positive for the virus. This case has been determined by Four Corners to be travel-related.

He has minor symptoms and is currently self-isolating at home. He has had very minimal contact with others, and is considered a low-risk to the community.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone should do the following:

• Wash your hands often

• Avoid close contact

• Stay home if sick

• Cover coughs and sneezes

• Clean and disinfect

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

As a reminder, Directed Health Measures have been issued for Butler, Polk, Seward and York Counties through May 6, 2020. For a copy of the Directed Health Measures, visit www.fourcorners.ne.gov. For questions, please contact the Four Corners Health Department at 402-362-2621.

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