July 06, 2020
TILLAMOOK, Ore. —The Tillamook County Public Health Department announced over the 4th of July weekend that it has been informed of two more positive cases of COVID-19 in Tillamook County.
The individuals are between the ages of 20-29 and 90-99 respectively and are residents of Tillamook County.
This bring our county case count up to 15 total positive cases of COVID-19.
Public health department staff is working with the individuals and contact investigation has already been completed. All cases are independent of each other.
There are no outbreaks in any Tillamook County workplaces – Oregon Health Authority tracks workplace outbreaks of five or more employees where there are at least 30 workers. Health officials note an outbreak remains active if there has been a case in the past 28 days.
For information on future positive cases in Tillamook County, please visit our website at: https://tillamookchc.org/covid-updates/. You may also find county and statewide case information on the Oregon Health Authority site: http://healthoregon.org/coronavirus. Community members with health concerns can contact the Health Center’s COVID-19 nurse line at 503-842-3940.
COVID-19 is a highly infectious illness that spreads like the flu. Local and state health officials continue to urge all Oregonians to take steps to protect those who are most vulnerable to complications from COVID-19. Those considered “high risk” include adults 60 and older, or anyone with a serious health condition, including lung or heart problems, kidney disease, or diabetes, or anyone who has a suppressed immune system.
To help control the spread of the illness the public is urged to follow Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s executive orders pertaining to face coverings and other precautions and to stay home to the maximum extent possible.
Every resident should take these basic steps to protect those most at risk:
For information on the most current cases in Oregon, including future positive cases in Tillamook County use the link at the Oregon Health Authority site:
About Tillamook County Community Health Centers:
TCCHC has been a Federally Qualified Health Center since 1994, providing medical, dental, behavioral and public health services.
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Oregon Health Authority COVID-19 Information: http://healthoregon.org/coronavirus
CDC COVID-19 Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html