Union County Officials: Small Number Of Individuals Being Monitored For Coronavirus

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Union County officials say the Division of Public Health is monitoring a small number of people for the coronavirus.

Officials say they are following CDC guidelines and that the individuals being monitored are considered to be in “low risk situations.”  According to a Union County spokesperson, the monitoring will be very fluid and based on the number of travelers referred through the 14-day monitoring period.

The spokesperson says there are no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus at this time.  Public Health officials are not disclosing the names of the people being monitored to protect their privacy. Officials say appropriate prevention measures are in place for anyone under investigation or monitoring, based on North Carolina Division of Public Health and CDC protocols.