ANGOLA, Ind. (WFFT) — The Steuben County Health Department has issued its own health order which will impact visitors at long-term care facilities within the county.
Steuben County Health Officer, Dr. Ted J. Crisman, signed a new public health order on restricting indoor visitation at long term care facilities in the county.
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This public health order will go into effect starting Thursday, Nov. 19 - Friday, Dec. 18.
The Indiana Department of Health is reporting a positivity rate of those tested at 16.63% for the county.
The Indiana Department of Health announced Wednesday that Steuben County now has a weekly composite score of 3.0, due to the average number of cases per 100,000 residents was reported at 708.
Steuben County COVID-19 Testing
A COVID-19 swabbing clinic has opened in the city of Angola at 501 S. John St.
To schedule an appointment, go to: scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov and click “I do not have an invitation code” to being the scheduling process.
As of Wednesday, Steuben County has a total of 1,185 COVID-19 positive cases, 735 individuals considered recovered and 12 deaths associated with COVID-19.
You can view the health order below.