WALKER COUNTY CONFIRMS ITS FIRST CASE OF CORONAVIRUS

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Walker County has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus Thursday.

Walker County EMA coordinator Regina Myers said the county is taking precautions during this fluid situation.

“We’re working with our EMS to see what needs they have, what we can help them to get what they may be needing,” she said. “We’re working with the hospital in case they have any needs we can help with and we’ve been helping with the county and city governments seeing what everyone’s plans are, seeing if they have any needs we can assist them with. It’s been real fluid; everything changing really fast.”

Local Walker County residents can call a 24/7 toll-free hotline number at 1-888-264-2256 to find out where they can get their own testing.

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