In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Putnam County Health Department is closely following community mitigation strategies recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services (WVDHHR).
The goal is to slow the transmission of disease and protect individuals at increased risk for severe illness, including older adults and persons of any age with underlying health conditions and to protect health care and other critical infrastructure workforces.
Everyone has some measure of responsibility to help limit the spread of this disease. Even individuals who are healthy can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others. Get the facts to protect yourself, your family and others in the community.