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March 01, 2021
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Jackson County Public Health Reports 65 New COVID-19 Cases - DEC 2

Reported COVID-19 cases in Jackson County now 4,018

Jackson County Public Health Reports 65 New COVID-19 Cases - DEC 2

Jackson County Public Health reports 65 new COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 am on December 2, 2020. Additionally, a case was added to the total number of cases that had a previous reporting date. These updates bring the total reported COVID-19 cases in Jackson County to 4,018. Jackson County Public Health reports two new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total deaths to 37 in Jackson County. For additional information, visit the COVID-19 Data Dashboard at  Situation in Jackson County, Oregon webpage, or the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard website does publish Jackson County COVID-19 data.

Jackson County’s 36th COVID-19 death is a 79-year-old male who tested positive on October 23 and died on November 28 at Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, OR.  The patient had underlying conditions.

Jackson County’s 37th COVID-19 death is a 74-year-old female who tested positive on November 15 and died on November 29 at Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, OR.  Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

If you test positive for COVID-19 or are a close contact with someone who has COVID-19

Due to the surge in cases and depending on when test results are reported to the local public health authority, cases and close contacts may not hear from local health departments in a timely fashion. Also, if a case is reluctant to name people they may have exposed while they were infectious during the interview process or refuse to answer calls from public health departments, contact tracers will not be able to notify close contacts of cases.

 To help address some of these obstacles, Jackson County Public Health has information on what they need to do if they test positive or are a close contact. That information can be located https://jacksoncountyor.org/hhs/COVID-19.

How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone should take the following steps:

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a mask
  • Avoid close contact and keep 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who do not live in your household. The fewer people you are around, the better.
  • Wash your hands often
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are touched frequently with common EPA registered household disinfectants
  • Monitor your health, be alert for symptoms
  • Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow, and do not spit

Care Facilities, Senior Living Communities, and Congregate Living Settings

The Oregon Health Authority publishes weekly data on cases and deaths in care facilities, senior living communities, and congregate living settings when there are three or more confirmed cases or one or more deaths.  Due to the spike in cases and outbreaks in these settings, Jackson County Public Health will provide daily information on outbreaks in care facilities, senior living communities, and congregate living settings during the surge of cases in Jackson County.

The numbers of cases includes staff, residents, and close contacts that have been determined to be COVID-19 positive cases and linked to the outbreak. Please note that these outbreaks are under investigation, and data may change daily.  Data is from 12:01 am on 12/2/20.

Name of Facility

First Reported

# of COVD-19 Cases

# of COVID-19 Fatalities

Avamere Three Fountains 11/2/20 124 10

Avamere Health Services of Rogue Valley

10/4/20

77

2

Avamere Waterford

11/4/20

4

0

Linda Vista

10/16/20

11

0

Orchard Assisted Living

10/5/20

10

0

Rogue Valley Manor

10/6/20

23

0

Table Rock Memory Care

11/8/20

108

11

 

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