Article Image Alt Text

Iron County COVID cases up to four

IRON RIVER — The active cases of COVID-19 in Iron County have risen to four, according to the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department.
    On its Facebook page, the DIDHD reported the third case on June 15 and the fourth case on June 18. No other details were released on either case.
    COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms include cough, fever/chills, sore throat, shortness of breath, unusual headache, nausea or vomiting, extreme fatigue, and loss of smell and/or taste.
    To prevent the spread of COVID-19, people should wash their hands, stay home when sick, avoid close contact with sick people, and disinfect commonly touched surfaces. People are encouraged to social distance when possible or consider wearing a facemask.
    For more information, see www.didhd.org, www.michigan.gov/coronavirus and www.cdc.gov/COVID19.