Six confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jefferson County: Health Dept.
A total of six people have now tested positive for COVID-19 in Jefferson County, according to the county's health department Thursday.
In an email, Director/Health Officer Gail Scott with the Jefferson County Health Department said that so far, no one has died from COVID-19 in the county.
This comes five days after the health department announced
, on March 20.
As always, the Health Department reminded residents of the following tips to avoid spreading the disease.
- Avoid social gatherings with people of all ages (including play dates and sleepovers, parties, large family dinners, visitors in your home, and non-essential workers in your house).
- Frequent and thorough hand washing with soap and water.
- Cover coughs and sneezes.
- Avoid touching your face.
- Stay home when sick.