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For the reporting period of Wednesday 04/21/2021 through Tuesday 04/27/2021, Curry County Public Health (CCPH) has received notification of 25 new COVID-19 cases; Ten of these cases were reported in one day. Twenty-Two (22) case are South Curry County residents, two (2) are Central Curry County residents and one (1) North Curry County resident.

CCPH is reaching out to all reported positive cases to make sure they are isolating 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. These cases are related to previously reported cases, large families, schools and from work places.

As of Tuesday night April 27th, 2021 the total verified number of positive cases reported to CCPH for Curry County residents since the start of the pandemic is 627 with 9 deaths associated with Covid. Active cases currently for Curry County are (30) after adding the positive cases during the reporting period above and removing those who are considered recovered based on OHA guidelines.

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.

Curry County is currently in Moderate Risk and will remain in Moderate Risk effective April 30th through May 6th, 2021 according to OHA. (OHA determines what risk category counties will be in; local CCPH has no control of this) 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.

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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For the reporting period of Tuesday 04/13/21 through Tuesday 04/20/2021, Curry County Public Health (CCPH) has received notification of 21 new COVID-19; all cases have been confirmed by Curry County’s contracted Health Officer after receiving the lab results. Seventeen (17) of these cases are South Curry County residents, three (3) are Central Curry County residents and (1) North Curry County resident. Four (4) of the cases that were reported on the 19th are late reported travel cases that were reported via electronic health record and are already considered recovered.

CCPH is reaching out to all reported positive cases to make sure they are isolating 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. These cases are related to previously reported cases, large families, schools and from work places.

As of Tuesday night April 20th, 2021 the total verified number of positive cases reported to CCPH for Curry County residents since the start of the pandemic is 602 with 9 deaths associated with Covid. Active cases currently for Curry County are (22) after adding the positive cases during the reporting period above and removing those whom are considered recovered based on OHA guidelines.

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.

Starting Friday, April 23rd, 2021 Curry will be moving from High Risk to Moderate Risk according to OHA.

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

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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"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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