The South Plains Public Health District has confirmed the 3rd case of of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Yoakum County. At this time, it is believed exposure occurred out of county and the investigation is ongoing. The District will continue monitoring individuals as indicated by the CDC. The District’s disease surveillance team will continue working diligently to ensure the public remains at a low risk of contracting COVID-19.
The South Plains Public Health District and our health care partners will continue to monitor COVID-19 in the Seminole area to prepare for the possibility of more local cases. Please continue to follow proper hygiene recommendations and social distancing practices.