4/23/20 Daily Update

TODAY’S UPDATE

There are two positive results and 14 negative results today. Today, county officials, the City of Montrose, and Montrose Memorial Hospital provided an update including the current status of COVID-19 in Montrose County, the transition plan to Safer at Home and beyond, and an update on the hospital’s COVID-19 response. The slides from Public Health Pandemic Specialist Dr. Adragna can be found here: 2020 4-23 FB Update (please reference the slides along with the video at fb.com/montrosecounty). Tomorrow, the county and city will release medical and personal protective equipment (PPE) guidance for employers.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call your primary care provider and they can direct you to testing if you meet criteria. If you do not have a primary care provider, several local providers are accepting new patients.

The Emergency Operations Center is receiving reports of families needing access to the internet for schooling and resources. Please consider utilizing the Montrose Regional Library parking lot as a location to access free public wifi. Participants are asked to remain in their vehicles to maintain social distancing.

Please continue to take precautions: wear a mask if you are working or have to go out in public, wash your hands, and sanitize common surfaces. Also, please keep regular appointments with your primary care doctor to keep chronic conditions under control. Most importantly, if you are sick please stay home, treat your symptoms, and call a doctor if your symptoms worsen.

 

DATA & TESTING INFORMATION

Montrose County Public Health has a test site available for individuals who meet criteria to be tested. In order to be tested, please CALL your primary care provider.

COVID-19 Cases in Montrose County COVID-19 Deaths in Montrose County COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH Positive Cases Reported as “Self-recovered” from COVID-19 symptoms
83 , and *one presumptive/inconclusive result 9 9 35

 

Age Range Number of Cases
0-10 1
20-29 12
30-39 5
40-49 13
50-59 14
60-69 15
70-79 14
80-89 8
90-99 1

 

Male Female
37 46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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