The Madison Regional Health System is recommending people practice “social distancing” as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC) to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 illness. Madison Regional Health has temporarily suspended public events, support groups, and conferences in order to decrease the risk of exposure. If you are unsure of your event’s status, you are encouraged to call the facility before you go.
As far as “social distancing”, some of the recommendations provided by Madison Regional Health include:
Limit close contact with people
Stay home if you are sick
Stay home from work, school, church or other group gatherings if you are ill with these symptoms:
Identify actions to take if you need to postpone or cancel events
Avoid crowds, especially in poorly ventilated spaces
Reduce or limit large gatherings
Limit non-essential travel
Madison Regional Health asks that those who utilize their facilities for their health care who feel they may have been exposed to COVID-19, or who are displaying symptoms, should call the facility at 605-256-6551.
More information on Madison Regional Health’s recommendations can be found on our Coronavirus information page.