Sixteen new COVID-19 cases
Written by Patrick Schneider on February 15, 2021
Douglas County, Ore. – Douglas County health officials report, as of 12:00 pm, Monday, February 15, 2021, there are sixteen people with new positive test results to report since Sunday’s noon case update.
The total number of cases (people with positive test results and presumptive) in Douglas County is now at 2,179. 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 228 cases in isolation, as well as another 634 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 862 total contacts and cases in isolation or quarantine.
As of Monday, February 15, 2021, residents 75-years-of-age and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment to receive the COVID vaccine, eligible seniors are asked to call and set up an appointment with their health care provider, local pharmacy or local health care facility on our current local vaccinators list.