County and State Officials Working to Respond to COVID-19 Cases at Seneca Foods in Blue Earth

County Health Officials from Community Health and Human Services of Faribault & Martin Counties are working closely with Seneca Foods, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), United Hospital District (UHD) and Faribault County Emergency Management to respond to a cluster of COVID-19 cases at Seneca Foods.

 

All parties involved are taking a united approach to the response by identifying people who are ill as quickly as possible and ensuring that people get the medical care they need.  Seneca Foods has been designated as a critical infrastructure and they had proactively implemented comprehensive screening and safety measures to minimize the spread of this illness.

 

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, stay home.  Call your health care provider before going to the clinic or a hospital.  UHD may be reached at 507-526-3273.  They will give you information on what to do.

 

Community Health Staff at Human Services continue to operate a 24/7 message service for anyone needing assistance with obtaining essential services, such as groceries or supplies.  This service is available to help individuals safely isolate and quarantine as they recover from COVID-19.  The message service number is 507-238-8434.

 

Community Health and Human Services of Faribault & Martin Counties provides daily COVID-19 updates on the Facebook page.  Statewide COVID-19 information can be found at the Minnesota Department of Health’s website, www.heath.state.mn.us.