The outbreak of a new coronavirus continues to cause the disease called COVID-19. COVID-19 is having a direct impact on the health and safety of Elkhart County residents. Elkhart County is experiencing record numbers of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. (Se incluye una versión en español.)
The transmission and number of people becoming infected by COVID-19 are at record high levels in Elkhart County. And we continue to see large increases every week. In addition to the exponential rise in cases, our numbers of hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 are also rising at alarming rates.
The Elkhart Circuit Court and the Elkhart Superior Courts of Elkhart County, Indiana, are acutely aware of the pandemic in our county. Accordingly, actual face-to-face hearings in the courts in Elkhart County will only occur for emergency and essential court hearings until we can return to more normal operations.
Update: We are seeing a dramatic spike in new COVID-19 cases in Elkhart County and the rate of infection is growing exponentially. According to health officials, the total number of cases here has now reached 12,500, putting us near the top among all counties in the state.
An updated list of Elkhart County’s COVID-19 testing locations as of 11/9/2020 is now available.
La intención de este documento es que sirva al público como una guía de las mejores prácticas que se pueden tomar, o se puede observar que otros tomen, para prevenir la transmisión del virus SARS-CoV-2 y la enfermedad que causa, el Covid-19.
The Elkhart County Health Department, local city and county officials, press, and the public at large have long waited to receive the Center for Disease Controls (CDC) final report providing the CDC’s community assessment of COVID-19 in Elkhart County.