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Tuesday, March 17th AM Sit Rep

Teller County Public Health & Environment

Po Box 928 * Divide, CO 80814 * (719) 687-6416 * Fax (719) 687-6501

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF TELLER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT



Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Time: 9:35AM


Please remember, this is a constantly evolving situation. These recommendations are current as of the time of this communication, but could change throughout the day.


Current Recommendations/Orders: Governor Polis has issued an order closing all dining rooms in restaurants, casinos, and bars throughout Colorado. For the complete order, go here: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/news/state-health-department-issues-public-health-order-closing-colorado-bars-restaurants-gyms


The Teller County Board of Health has issued a Recommendation for Social Distancing. Maintain at least 6 feet between individuals; do not attend gatherings of more than 50 people.


You MUST HAVE a doctor’s order and completed assessment to be tested for COVID-19. CALL your primary care provider BEFORE YOU GO!

Know the Symptoms of COVID-19:

• Fever

• Cough

• Shortness of Breath

AND

• Have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.


Actions for Today:

• Coordinate communications with Joint Information Center partners.

• Continue to communicate latest recommendations, guidance and orders to the general public.


Tip of the Day:

At-risk populations are defined as:

Older than 60 years of age

Those with underlying medical conditions

It is recommended that any event targeting these at-risk be cancelled or postponed until further notice.


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