Yesterday evening, from Johnson County, Missouri Emergency Operations:
Tests administered: 566
The Johnson County Emergency Management Agency has requested the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency’s Missouri-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) to deploy to Johnson County in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We’re taking preventative measures necessary to protect our community.
DMAT is staffed with medical professionals and para-professionals who can help area health systems respond by providing expert patient care. Team members include advanced clinicians, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Paramedics, Pharmacists, safety specialists, logistical specialists, and administrative specialists.
The team deployed to Johnson County will assist with providing healthcare provider coverage to those local workers either directly or indirectly impacted by COVID-19.
That can’t be a good sign.
Stay Home. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. Good luck to us all.