HSC Covid-19 Incident Management Team Situation Report May 21, 2020 at 10:45AM
Please note: Wyoming state numbers will be current in our morning reports. Any changes in our Hot Springs County numbers will be finalized in our afternoon reports.
Hot Springs County Public Health was notified this morning Thursday 5/21, of two (2) more Positive Test Results, bringing the number of identified active cases in Hot Springs County to seven (7).
Wyoming Department of Health and Hot Springs County Public Health continue utilizing contact tracing to conduct the investigation into anyone who may have had direct contact with the positive individuals. It is believed one (1) of the seven (7) active cases here in Hot Springs Co. is connected to the previously announced cases in Washakie County. The other six (6) here are considered community spread. The contact tracing for the first three (3) positive cases is winding down. If you have not been contacted, you are not considered a direct contact to those individuals. A Contact Tracing investigation by Wyoming Department of Health and Hot Springs County Public Health is ongoing on the 4 new positive cases.
Continue to be careful in all your activities. Do not let down your guard. Covid-19 is not gone. Please...continue working hard to protect yourself and others.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE: FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN TESTED AND RECEIVED NEGATIVE RESULTS, REMEMBER THAT THIS TEST IS A "POINT-IN-TIME" TEST. PEOPLE CAN BE NEGATIVE YESTERDAY, AND POSITIVE TOMORROW. IF YOU SHOULD FEEL THE SLIGHTEST BIT SYMPTOMATIC, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER ABOUT POSSIBLE RE-TESTING.
Since Tuesday, 5/19: Final daily HSC numbers update each afternoon, so please check back.
There have been 7 Covid 19 tests run in Hot Springs County (total tests since pandemic began, 85)
Positive tests 7 (total 9)
Negative tests 8 (total 65)
Pending results 11
Individuals asked to isolate at home 1 (total 107)
NOTE: WDH has not updated yet this morning. These numbers are yesterday. We will fix this as soon as their new numbers are released. Wyoming laboratory confirmed cases this morning are 596 and there have been eleven (11) COVID-19 related deaths in Wyoming. Please note that any discrepancies you may see between Wyoming Department of Health and Hot Springs County numbers is due to the timing of the posts.
We will continue to post twice daily, m-f, and once daily on weekends, until this current situation appears to level off.
If you are having COVID-19 like symptoms and are uninsured, COVID-19 testing and the office visit costs will be covered under the Federal Cares Act. Please call your healthcare provider before arriving at the clinic. According to the CDC a wide range of COVID-19 symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. These symptoms range from mild symptoms to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
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