For several weeks, the Department of Public Health has been collaborating with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate the illness and monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus.
The St. Charles County Department of Public Health’s Communicable Disease Epidemiologist and staff have:
Increased surveillance for this illness.
Provided educational resources to community partners.
Connected with state and federal experts for guidance on disease prevention and care.
The department is also assisting community partners in health care, emergency medical services, schools, universities, businesses and other areas to answer questions, assist in surveillance and reduce the impact of this illness.