Seventeen new cases, 942 people in quarantine or isolation
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 14, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Sunday, February 14, 2021, there are seventeen people with new positive test results to report since Saturday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,163. Currently, there are sixteen Douglas County COVID-19 patients that are being hospitalized, twelve locally and four out-of-the-area.
Currently, DPHN is supporting 269 cases in isolation, as well as another 673 contacts in quarantine in Douglas County. Isolation is recommended for confirmed and presumptive cases, quarantine is recommended for contacts of confirmed or presumptive cases. Currently, staff is supporting 942 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
According to the State of Oregon/OHA’s vaccination eligibility plan, as of, Sunday, February 14, 2021, residents in the following categories are eligible to make an appointment for the COVID-19 Vaccine:
- Phase 1-A, Groups 1-4: All health care facilities, providers and workers; first responders; EMS, skilled, long term and memory care facilities; correctional facility workers; tribal health programs; VA workers and qualifying Veterans; caregivers of medically fragile individuals who live at home; age-eligible individuals with a medical condition or disability who receive services in their homes
- Phase 1-B, Group 1: Child care providers, early learning and K-12 educators and staff.
- Phase 1-B, Group 2: Residents 80-years-of-age or older