Montrose County Public Health has nine new cases to report today and 23 negative cases. Additionally, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment identified an additional outbreak site in Montrose County–the Carniceria Sonora. As a reminder, an outbreak site has two or more confirmed cases within 14 days. Outbreak data is available through the site here: https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid-19-data.
Public health officials provided a COVID-19 update today via Facebook. The update is available at https://www.montrosecountyjic.com/news-2/5-7-20-community-update-with-dr-adragna/.
We all play a part in helping stop community spread and reducing the number of cases of COVID-19 in the county, and we can do that by washing our hands, limiting social interactions, maintaining social distance, and wearing a mask when in public.
If you have questions, the Montrose County Public Health info line is available at 970-252-4545 in both English and Spanish.
As always, please keep regular appointments with your primary care provider to keep chronic conditions under control. If you need emergency medical help, the Emergency Department at Montrose Memorial Hospital is a safe place to go for care. They have precautions to keep patients safe and skilled medical care for emergencies.
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. Please note COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH include both positive cases and suspected cases; as such, this number fluctuates daily as results are returned and patients discharged.
|COVID-19 Cases in Montrose County||COVID-19 Deaths in Montrose County|
|122, and *one presumptive/inconclusive result||11|
|COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized at MMH||Positive Cases Reported as “Self-recovered” from COVID-19 symptoms|
|Age Range||Number of Cases|