MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Public Health reports 12 new COVID-19.
Through the quality assurance process, two previously reported cases were reclassified as suspect cases and removed from the total number of COVID-19 cases.
After further investigation, a suspect case was reclassified as a presumptive case and has been added to the total number of COVID-19 cases.
These updates bring the total reported COVID-19 cases in Jackson County to 1,876.
Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween.
If you may have COVID-19 or you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should not participate in in-person Halloween festivities and should not give out candy to trick-or-treaters.
It is best to engage in lower-risk activities and limit or avoid activities that carry a higher risk of spreading and contracting COVID-19. Health officials want to remind everyone during the fall celebrations, it remains critical that everyone wear a mask, maintain a physical distancing and limit close contact, wash your hands frequently, and get your flu vaccination.