Coronavirus hits Evangeline
A statement from President Ryan LeDay Williams:
Dr. Tina Stefanski, regional medical director for the Office of Public Health in Acadiana, has just confirmed to me the first positive case of COVID-19 in Evangeline Parish. The individual is now quarantined. This is the only information I am able to give on the case due to HIPAA laws. We knew eventually we would get a positive test and have been preparing and encouraging everyone to be prepared as well. This is no cause for panic. We must stay vigilant in social distancing and sanitizing. Stay home and away from others unless it is absolutely necessary. Stay six feet away from the person next to you. Cough in your sleeve or a tissue. If you have a fever or respiratory symptoms, difficulty breathing, call your health care provider. Evangeline Parish will get through this, but we must follow the guidelines set forth by the CDC and DHH.
Thank you and may God bless you and your family.