BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) –
The Barren River District Health Department has confirmed 6,921 cases of COVID-19 in the Barren River District, 5,827 of which have recovered.
Our district has 130 deaths reported from COVID-19.
See the breakdown of numbers by county below:
What is Contact Tracing and How Does it Help? The Barren River District Health Department is accustomed to doing contact tracing as part of their routine communicable disease investigation process. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been conducting contact tracing to slow the spread of the disease in our communities. Contact Tracing is key to safely get back to work while also kick-starting the economy.
Public Health workers reach out to individuals who have COVID-19 to assess their situation, provide helpful resources, and ask about any recent in-person contacts who may have been exposed to the disease.