WILMINGTON BOARD OF HEALTH: No Positive Cases Of Coronavirus In Town; Continue To Practice Social Distancing

Below is an updated from the Wilmington Board of Health from the afternoon of Wednesday, March 18, 2020:

WILMINGTON, MA — There are no positive cases of COVID-19 in Wilmington.

The Board of Health urges all residents to practice social distancing:

  • Stay approximately six feet away from other people.
  • Avoid large crowds and gatherings.
  • Practice good hygiene: continue to wash hands, use hand sanitizer, cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your inner elbow, and stay home if you are sick.

Certain people are at higher risk for serious illness from this virus. High-risk individuals include:

  • older adults
  • anyone with underlying health conditions, such as heart or lung disease or diabetes
  • anyone with weakened immune systems, and
  • pregnant women

Individuals at higher risk should:

  • stay home and avoid situations of potential exposure
  • do not travel
  • do not attend large gatherings
  • limit time spent in public areas, and
  • do not congregate in groups of more than 10 people.

Residents should limit interactions with persons who are at higher risk for COVID-19. If you live with someone at high risk, practice social distancing. We all have personal responsibility to take care of ourselves and others, to protect ourselves and our loved ones.

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