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Commissioner-elect Stander Describes His Virus Experience

Recovering from COVID-19, Kimball County Commissioner-elect Carl Stander of Kimball said, “I was flat on my back for 12 days, sleeping 20 hours a day, getting up only to drink lots of fluids, use the bathroom and check my temperature and oxygen level.”

He continued, “I have never been that sick in my life.”

Prior to getting COVID-19, Stander thought he was being careful by using sanitizer, social distancing and sometime wearing a mask, but it wasn’t enough and he has no idea where he picked up the virus.

Stander’s words of wisdom are: “Everyone needs to be responsible. Don’t think you can’t ge...