COVID-19 cases in Rowan County reach 23

MOREHEAD, Ky. — As of June 24, 2020, there are 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rowan County. Of the 23 cases, 16 patients have recovered leaving seven active cases. Additional information regarding the individuals will not be released out of respect for them and compliance with medical privacy law. Please wear masks in public and practice social distancing.

As previously stated, additional cases are to be expected and both the county and city are prepared. We have been able to keep our positive case number so low due to the tremendous job our community has done with social distancing, however with good weather and the reopening of facilities please continue to practice proper hygiene and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH).

Extended hours for COVID-19 testing are now available on Wednesdays from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. St. Claire HealthCare continues to offer COVID-19 testing outside the St. Claire Medical Pavilion from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, for anyone who wants to be tested. Testing is available for all individuals, even those that have already been tested. Complete the COVID-19 prescreening online at or by calling 606-780-5227.

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