COVID-19 Updates

Rio Blanco County Current Coronavirus Statistics

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Last Updated September 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

COVID-Weekly Update 092520


Definitions

Confirmed: Case who has tested positive 

Epi-Linked: Close contact with positive case and symptomatic (example: household member of someone who tested positive and is symptomatic. These are not self reported cases)

Active Case: Within the past 14 days or symptoms not resolved

Asymptomatic: Individuals who did not report being sick

Testing Options:

When: You have symptoms of or have been exposed to COVID-19

How: For a drive up testing appointment, call (970) 878-9520 in Meeker or (970) 620-3969 in Rangely

OR call your medical provider.


Rangely District Hospital - (970) 620-3969
Pioneers Medical Center - (970) 878-9796

Symptoms of COVID-19

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported - from mild to severe illness.  Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.  

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headach
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

What To Do If You Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

Recommendations for Quarantine and Isolation:

Quarantine:

When: If you have been a close contact of someone who has tested positive for or has symptoms of COVID-19, quarantine is recommended for 14 days. 


Isolation:

When: If you have tested positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19, isolation is recommended for at least 10 days and your symptoms are improving and you have had no fever for at least 72 hours.