With summer in full swing, several organizations are looking for guidance on annual local events from the Wayne County Board of Health. The Corydon Old Settlers committee made the decision to cancel this year’s celebration in an effort to minimize Covid-19 exposure and risk.
The Wayne County Fair is still a go as of this time with the event scheduled for July 29 through August 3. The BOH discussed several guidelines that would need to be followed if in fact the fair board moved forward with the annual event.
Positive Covid-19 cases within Wayne County have increased as the fourth positive case was confirmed by the Wayne County Public Health Office on June 10. As of June 12, there were a total of 28 pending tests awaiting results, the highest number to date.
Dr. Joel A. Wells D.O. and Wayne County Public Health Administrator Shelley Bickel stated it is imperative to continue social distancing including six-foot distance when in public. Practicing good hygiene including washing of hands thoroughly and frequently, using hand sanitizer and covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow/upper arm. Anyone experiencing any illness symptoms are also advised to stay home away from the public.