MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL (03/11/20) – Montgomery County, City of Montgomery, and Town of Pike Road would like to share some information with you regarding COVID-19, the coronavirus disease that is impacting many parts of the world including the United States. We’re not sharing the information to cause alarm – rather, to help better protect yourself and those around you in case Alabama is impacted from the outbreak.
We are diligently monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and are in constant contact with the Centers for Disease Control & Alabama Department of Public Health. There are currently Zero (0) confirmed cases in the state of Alabama.
We’re attaching a COVID-19 factsheet from the Centers for Disease Control. Please read it take precautions based on the information within.
We’d like to highlight one section in particular:
How can I help protect myself?
People can help protect themselves from respiratory illness with everyday preventive actions.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
We can’t stress this enough: please make sure to frequently wash your hands.
Call your Doctor if you have:
- Fever of 101.5 or higher
- Unrelenting cough
- Shortness of breath
For More Information: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html & http://alabamapublichealth.gov/infectiousdiseases/2019-coronavirus.html
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
911 Communications Parkway, Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Office: 334-625-2339 Fax: 334-625-4196