ANGOLA, IN - The Steuben County Health Department issued a statement Thursday morning urging all community members and visitors to the county to practice social responsibility in their daily lives and while visiting public areas including businesses and recreational areas.
Local health officials say “it is important for residents and visitors to socially distance at least 6 feet, wash hands with soap and water often, cover your sneezes and coughs, and wear a face covering when recommended”. The health agency says “these measures will help keep the community safe” and “keep the transmission of COVID-19 as low as possible”.
The Steuben County Health Department said traveling can increase your risk of contracting COVID-19, especially to regions within the United States that are experiencing an increase in reported cases of COVID-19. Officials caution any community member that is planning on traveling to these areas should take all precautions and verify safety recommendations and travel restrictions with local and state officials at the destination.
Steuben County has a total of 114 COVID-19 positive cases, 92 individuals considered recovered, and 2 deaths associated with COVID-19.
Testing Information in Steuben County:
Local COVID-19 testing is being performed at Cameron Memorial Hospital’s Respiratory Clinic and to be screened for testing call the Cameron COVID-19 testing line at 260-667-5555 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The closest Optumserve location is in Noble County at the Community Learning Center at 401 East Diamond Street, Kendallville, IN. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and an appointment is required. Any individual seeking testing must live or work in Indiana and an appointment can be made by calling 1-888-634-1116 or at https://lhi.care/covidtesting.
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