MEDFORD, Ore.—Jackson County Public Health is reporting 18 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total for Jackson County to 793.
Jackson County Public Health stress the importance that everyone in Jackson County take preventative action and wear a facial covering, practice physical distancing, wash your hands regularly, frequently disinfect surfaces that or touched often.
These actions, taken by everyone, will slow the spread of Covid-19 in Jackson County and the county to be removed from the Governor’s Watch List.
With Labor Day approaching, Jackson County Public Health lists the following as guidance to help stop the spread of Covid-19:
· Limit your social gathers outside your household, noting that Governor Brown has made social gatherings with more than 10 people off-limits.
· Wear a face covering if you cannot maintain 6 feet of physical distance.
· Stay home if you’re sick, have a pending COVID-19 test, if you have been a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, or if you have an underlying medical condition that puts you at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
· If you host a gathering, have it outside and refrain from hosting large groups of people (10 people or less).
· Provide hand sanitizer or give people easy access to places where they can frequently wash their hands.
· Adjust your food offerings to avoid sharing utensils and offer individual servings. Don’t share drinks.
· During and afterward, thoroughly clean all frequently touched areas your guest had access to.