The Health Department is investigating a public exposure to COVID-19 at Jalisco’s Mexican Restaurant located at 2610 Market Place in Salina. Anyone who visited Jalisco’s between July 31st and August 2nd should monitor their health and watch for symptoms. The restaurant is aware of the exposure and has closed to take necessary precautions. Individuals experiencing symptoms should contact your primary care physician for further instructions and notify the Health Department 785-826-6600.
Not everyone experiences COVID-19 the same way. The symptoms may vary from person to person and can include: • Fever (100.4 degrees or higher) • Chills • Shaking or exaggerated shivering • Muscle pain or muscle ache • General discomfort, uneasiness or pain • Headache • Sore throat • Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing • New smell and taste disorders • Diarrhea
There are 10 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Wednesday, August 5 report. The total for the county is now 377, with 88 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department, 284 that have recovered, and a total of 5 deaths. Salina Regional Health Center reports that they have 4 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Salina Regional is a regional hospital, the COVID-19 patient total is not specific to the number of Saline County residents who may be hospitalized. Our dashboard is updated with the latest information. • Mobile Device Users: arcg.is/yjPT1 • Desktop Users: arcg.is/1qHnb0
According to the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, there are now 30,638 cases and 380 deaths statewide. This information can be found at www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/.
Announcements: • The Saline County Coronavirus Relief Fund Advisory Committee has made tremendous progress in review of all applications received from governmental and education facilities for reimbursement and those requests received for consideration of funding as part of the County’s Direct Aid plan that must be submitted to the State of Kansas by August 15th. The Committee will meet again on Monday, August 10th at 11 am to finalize their recommendations that will be brought to the Saline County Board of County Commissioners for consideration for approval on Tuesday, August 11th in their regular public meeting. All information regarding these funds and considerations thus far can be found on the website www.saline.org/Coronavirus/CRF-Funding. ... See MoreSee Less
Timeline PhotosHave you heard about our MultiARTs program? Starting in September, students will explore different art media at home at their own pace, time, and space. Children will recieve an art supply kit, private links to YouTube tutorials, and written instructions. This is a great opportunity for them to creatively express themselves using paint, clay, mixed media, and more! These art kits are for young children ages 4-6. Children 3 years old may register but must be turning 4 during the school year or enrolled in Preschool. www.salinaartcenter.org/multiarts-1... See MoreSee Less