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MEDFORD, OR 97501
October 20, 2021
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COVID-19 News & Information in Jackson County, Oregon

2 November 2020

Jackson County Public Health Reports 17 New COVID-19 Cases - NOV 2

Reported COVID-19 cases in Jackson County now 1,928

Jackson County Public Health Reports 17 New COVID-19 Cases - NOV 2

Jackson County Public Health reports 17 new COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 am on November 2, 2020. This update brings the total reported COVID-19 cases in Jackson County to 1,928.  To access additional data on the total COVID-19 cases, visit the Situation in Jackson County, Oregon webpage, or the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard website.

The colder weather and holidays bring people indoors, which increases the risk of COVID-19 spreading. If you are holding a family/friend gathering, consider implementing the following steps to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19:

  • Gatherings are for well people: people who are sick, have COVID-19, are a close contact to a confirmed case, have a pending COVID-19 test should not attend the gathering
  • Increase indoor ventilation: ensuring proper ventilation can reduce airborne contaminants, including viruses, indoors.  Open window, use HVAC system, consider upgrading filters, turn bathroom fans on and run them continuously, or use a portable air cleaner or purifier. Indoor gathers with poor ventilation pose more risk than those with good ventilation. For more information, visit the EPA Indoor Air in Homes and Coronavirus.
  • Wear a mask- despite being with family and friends, wearing a mask continues to be an effective way of reducing the spread of COVID-19.
  • Limit the number of guests- it is best to limit the number of people indoors; the Governor of Oregon has an indoor gathering limit of 10 or fewer people with physical distancing.
  • Practice physical distancing- space out chairs at the table and consider not staying with family and friends in their home.

For more information on how to celebrate safely, visit the CDC COVID-19 Holiday Celebrations webpage. 

Take these everyday preventative actions to stop the spread of germs like the flu and COVID-19:

  • Get vaccinated for flu
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Limit your contact with others if you are sick
  • Wear a mask
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Wash your hands
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that are frequently touched
  • Watch your distance (stay at least 6 ft. away from others)

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