March 24, 2020
DHEC investigating COVID-19 case in county
Chesterfield County now has its first confirmed case of a resident who has COVID-19.
Officials say the person is at home in self-isolation.
DHEC has begun an “epidemiological investigation” to identify the person’s contacts and assess them for potential exposure and risk.
A DHEC spokesperson strongly advises everyone to:
Maintain social distancing
Wash your hands often and thoroughly
Avoid large groups
Know the symptoms of COVID-19
Get tested immediately if you think you may have the virus
More information will be posted as details become available.