Mariposa County Health and Human Services Public Health Branch Reports an Additional Positive COVID-19 Case in a Mariposa County Resident
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Monday Morning, June 15: Confirmed Case of COVID-19
Mariposa County Health and Human Services Public Health Branch reports an additional positive COVID-19 case in a Mariposa County resident. The resident is a 22 year old male who is employed outside of the county, where it is suspected he acquired COVID-19 as part of a workplace cluster. Based on this workplace cluster he was directed to get tested and was in quarantine prior to developing any symptoms. At this time, he remains in isolation and will be monitored on a daily basis. The Contact Tracing team has found that due to his self-quarantine, there are no known contacts. Additional information will be released as details become available. At this time, there is no evidence of community transmission inside Mariposa County, however, we remind everyone of the importance of staying vigilant. We remind everyone to practice good hand hygiene, stay home if you are sick, practice social distancing, wear a mask when social distancing is not possible, cover your coughs and sneezes, and avoid touching your face.
June 15, 2020 - Mariposa County COVID-19 Daily Status Report Update for Monday Morning, June 15, 2020 - 1,527Total Tested With 1,428 Total Negative and 1 Testing Positive (See above information).
SYMPTOMS AND TESTING:
Who should Test: Fever, cough, shortness of breath.
Emergency warning signs include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, confusion or inability to arouse, bluish lips or face. If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. * This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning. Please call ahead so that appropriate precautions can be taken.
Older patients and individuals who have severe underlying medical conditions or those with immunocompromised: contact your healthcare provider early, even if your illness is mild
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms such as fever and cough.
Cover sneezes or coughs with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
BUSINESS RESOURCES: Please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2373/COVID-19-Business-Resources to see what type of services are available for our businesses owner.
For information regarding the Health Officers order from 3/25/2020 regarding employee screening please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2396/COVID-19-Orders-Shelter-inPlace-etc
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION REGARDING COVID-19: Please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2374/Guidance---FAQs
ASSISTANCE WITH FOOD, GROCERIES OR UNEMPLOYMENT: Please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2389/Community-Resources
Source: Mariposa County Public Health