Ouray County Public Health announces confirmed COVID-19 outbreak

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OURAY, Colo. — The City of Ouray, in partnership with Ouray County Public Health Agency, is reporting 2 confirmed cases associated with a confirmed outbreak of COVID-19. Conditions are met for a confirmed COVID-19 outbreak when two or more people are confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a workplace/facility, with onset within 14 days.

“City Administration was quick to respond to this outbreak,” said Ouray County Public Health Director Tanner Kingery. “I want to thank the City for being proactive in identifying and quarantining close contacts of the confirmed cases. Timeliness is important when it comes to disease containment and the city has been responsive and cooperative with our contact tracers and case investigators.”

Updates are provided on the Ouray County website: ouraycountyco.gov as well as Ouray County Public Health Agency Facebook page: Facebook.com/OurayCountyPublicHealthAgency

Ways that you can continue to protect yourselves, family members, and community members:
 Wash your hands
 Practice social distancing
 Wear a mask
 Avoid crowds
 Stay home if you don’t feel well

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