Two Rivers reports additional COVID-Related Death

Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 2:57 PM CST
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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) –Two Rivers Public Health Department reported on Friday an additional death in the district as a result of COVID-19. The individual is a male in his 80s from Buffalo County. Community Health Nurse, Susan Puckett expressed her deep condolences to the family and friends.

“We are wishing you peace and comfort during this hard time,” Puckett said.

To help prevent further spread of the virus, Jeremy Eschliman, Health Director, strongly urges everyone to stay home when sick, wear face masks while in the community and in the public, and ensure proper hand washing is exercised. He emphasizes the importance of mask usage in preventing the spread of the virus, especially if people are exhibiting mild, allergy-like symptoms, or are asymptomatic and don’t realize they are infected.

Eschliman reminds people that if they have tested for the virus and are awaiting results, they need to stay home until results are received. If businesses have questions on how to help protect their employees and customers, please reach out to the Two Rivers office.

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