Testing has identified Ionia County’s first two positive cases for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The first positive case, identified Wednesday, March 25, is a senior woman. That patient is currently hospitalized. The second person tested positive on Thursday is a senior male who is also currently hospitalized.
Ionia County Health Department is contacting people who have been in close contact with either of those patients. They will be assessed for symptoms and monitored appropriately.
We ask that you please refrain from contacting the Health Department with requests for
additional information. Personal information on patients is protected by Federal Law.
As a precaution, the Ionia County Health Department is asking anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 to
self-isolate for 14 days to avoid potentially exposing others.