The situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving.

At this time, there are no known cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth of Kentucky; however, local and state public health officials are actively monitoring and preparing in order to promptly respond to any potential cases should they occur.

Out of the limited number of people tested in the state of Kentucky for COVID-19, none have been members of the Grayson County community, Grayson County Health Department officials said in a news release. 

Furthermore, all of the tests conducted thus far in the state have returned negative.

Grayson County Health Department officials have issued the following statement regarding their monitoring of COVID-19:

Again, this is an evolving issue—that’s changing by the hour. We are working hand-in-hand with the Kentucky Department of Public Health to pass along the most updated information. As information comes available to us, we are passing such information out through several different channels including Facebook and local media/press. We’d also encourage community members to stay up-to-date with the most recent information regarding COVID-19 by visiting the CDC’s website at cdc.gov. Community members may also access the state’s COVID-19 site at http://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/pages/covid19.aspx for regular updates.

The immediate health risk of COVID-19 to the general public is low. State and local public health officials monitor and investigate communicable disease reports daily. We will continue collaboration to ensure that we are providing the community with the most up-to-date information.