13 COVID-19 Cases Now Reporting

The health department said on Tuesday, September 8, that 13 New lab-confirmed cases of COVID have been reported in Washington County since Friday:

Age 10-15: 1 Female
20s: 3 Females
30s: 2 Females; 2 Males
40s: 2 Females
60s: 1 Female; 1 Male
70s: 1 Male

 

Isolation and quarantine orders are given through the interview processand can vary in length based on when symptoms started, when a person was tested, and when the health department is notified of the positive result.  

 

Case count:  140

Active: 22
Released from isolation: 118
Active hospitalized: 1Total hospitalized: 7
Deaths:1

 
More Information From The Health Department

Staff are working as quickly as possible with information as it is received.  We ask for your patience during this time.  If you have been notified you have tested positive, ISOLATE yourself at homeand away from others.  If you are identified as a close contact(within 6 feet for more than 15 minutes), QUARANTINE at home. If you do not hear from the health department staff within 24 hours, please call.  

 

 

WATCH FOR THESE SYMPTOMS: Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. If you start with symptoms, isolate immediately and contact your healthcare provider about getting tested for COVID-19.

 

CONTINUE TO USE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.  EVERYONES ACTIONS ARE NEEDED TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE.  

 

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous on September 8, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    I hope that the above precautionary statement is read with conviction. “EVERYONE’S ACTIONS ARE NEEDED” Lets collectively do something to make a difference with the increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases that are impacting our community. Seriously, be careful with other people’s lives.

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