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Jackson County Public Health reports 86 new COVID-19 cases as of 12:01 am on December 5, 2020. This update brings the total reported COVID-19 cases in Jackson County to 4,288.
For additional information, visit the Jackson County COVID-19 Data Dashboard at Situation in Jackson County, Oregon webpage. The Oregon Health Authority’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard website does publish Jackson County COVID-19 data.
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. If a case is reluctant to name their contacts during the interview process or refuse to answer calls from public health departments. In that case, contact tracers will not be able to notify close contacts of cases.
To help address some of these obstacles, Jackson County Public Health provides guidance on the COVID-19 page to assist people with 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:
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