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Grayson County story of a rumor is cautionary tale for small towns in uncertain times of COVID-19

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News When a rumor becomes a news story, it often has a larger story to tell. Such is the case in Grayson County, population 27,000, where local officials held a news conference to quash rumors on social media that an identified man who had tested positive for the coronavirus was not isolating himself at home, when in fact he was as soon as he got the test result. The posts...