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Fire District 13 call involves asymptomatic virus patient

COVID-19 has been called an invisible enemy.

Fire District 13 personnel can attest to that following a recent local emergency call.

“We had a confirmed asymptomatic COVID-19 case this week,” Fire Chief Wood Weiss said during the district’s video-conferenced April 23 meeting. “Neither I, nor anyone else, would’ve expected that call to have been COVID-related. There was no fever, no coughing.”

Weiss told the Weekly News that he couldn’t answer specific questions related to the call, citing HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) patient privacy constraints.

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