The Lincoln County Health Department received notice today that the county has a positive test for novel coronavirus. The individual is in their 70s and had engaged in domestic out-of-state travel.
The Lincoln County Task Force is pleased with the response of the community’s medical and emergency service teams.
“At this time, all indications are that our EMS and hospital personnel were well prepared for this event,” stated Dr. Brad Black, MD, County Health Officer. “We feel confident that our medical personnel used appropriate personal protective equipment and were able to minimize potential exposure.”
The health department is investigating and will be providing additional information as it is available.
For questions about COVID-19, please call the Lincoln County COVID-19 Information Line, (406) 293-6294. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.