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For the reporting period of 02/16/2021 through 02/22/2021, Curry County Public Health (CCPH) has received notification of 36 new COVID-19 cases; all cases have been confirmed by Curry County’s contracted Health Officer after receiving the lab results. Four of these cases are South Curry County residents, five are North Curry County residents and 27 are Central Curry County residents. The majority of these cases are related to previously reported cases.

CCPH is reaching out to all reported positive cases to make sure they are insolating and monitoring for symptoms. CCPH is currently investigating the cases through contact tracing to identify any possible contacts and exposures relevant to the cases and will reach out to anyone suspected of exposure to COVID-19.

As of February 22nd, 2021 the total verified number of positive cases reported to CCPH for Curry County residents since the start of the pandemic is 409 with 6 deaths associated with Covid. Active cases currently for Curry County are 44 after adding the positive cases during the reporting period above and removing those whom are considered recovered based on OHA guidelines.

(OHA determines what risk category counties will be in; local CCPH has no control of this).

The State has determined that as of this Friday, February 26th, 2021 Curry County will move from

Low Risk to Moderate Risk. https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le3461.pdf

Please remember, it is important that we all follow the OHA and CDC guidelines and Governor’s directives about social distancing, wearing facial coverings in public buildings and protecting yourselves by staying home to slow the spread and save lives. CCPH will continue to keep the public informed with all the information we can in order to keep our citizens safe.

MOST ASKED QUESTION? What if I think I’ve been exposed?

ANSWER from the OHA website:

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19, and you develop fever, cough or trouble breathing, stay away from other people, so you don’t get them sick. Call your health care provider or a clinic right away. They can help you determine whether you need medical evaluation, including testing.

For updated Covid-19 guidance go to: https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

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Previous coverage:

For the reporting period of 02/09/2021 through 02/15/2021, Curry County Public Health (CCPH) has received notification of 16 new COVID-19 cases; all cases have been confirmed by Curry County’s contracted Health Officer after receiving the lab results.

Four of these cases are South Curry County residents, and twelve are Central Curry County residents, majority of these cases are related to previously reported cases.

CCPH is reaching out to all reported positive cases to make sure they are insolating and monitoring for symptoms. CCPH is currently investigating the cases through contact tracing to identify any possible contacts and exposures relevant to the cases and will reach out to anyone suspected of exposure to COVID-19.

As of February 15th, 2021 the total verified number of positive cases reported to CCPH for Curry County residents since the start of the pandemic is 373 with 6 deaths associated with Covid. Active cases currently for Curry County are 23 after adding the positive cases during the reporting period above and removing those whom are considered recovered based on OHA guidelines. (The State OHA determines what risk category Curry County will be in; local CCPH has no control of this).

In case of any confirmed deaths suspected of Covid-19, OHA will report on them once it is determined that Covid may be a contributing factor.

Please remember, it is important that we all follow the OHA and CDC guidelines and Governor’s directives about social distancing, wearing facial coverings in public buildings and protecting yourselves by staying home to slow the spread and save lives.

CCPH will continue to keep the public informed with all the information we can in order to keep our citizens safe.

For updated Covid-19 guidance go to: https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

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"Please remember, it is important that we all follow the OHA and CDC guidelines and Governor’s directives about social distancing, wearing facial coverings in public buildings and protecting yourselves by staying home to slow the spread and save lives."

I agree.

Except for Governor Newsom of California. He should be exempt, of course. People mad at him for breaking his own rules are fascists.

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