As of 10:00 am on 8/3/20, Pulaski County has had an aggregate total of 189 confirmed COVID-19 test results. This is an increase of 20 over the past week.

According to the Pulaski County Health Department, while they do investigate and post public places that may have been a higher risk of public exposure, it is best to assume that every location wyou visit is a location of potential exposure and take the appropriate precautions to protect yourselves, your families, and our communities. Individuals who are identified as close contact to a confirmed positive case will be notified. It is critical that each and everyone continues to practice preventative measures to help keep the spread of communicable diseases to a minimum. These precautions include social distancing, wearing a face-covering when in public, limiting in-person interactions, avoiding contact with people who are sick, covering coughs and sneezes, proper hand-washing, cleaning frequently used surfaces, and staying home when sick. It is of the utmost importance that any individual experiencing symptoms isolate from others.

Free drive-thru testing is provided in Pulaski County by Central Ozarks Medical Center each Wednesday, from 5 pm – 7 pm. You can also obtain testing through most other local healthcare providers.