Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On the morning of April 3, Delta County sent a release stating the Delta County Health Department is investigating its second, third and fourth case of COVID-19 in Delta County:

·         The second case is a male in his 50s who is self-isolating at home.

·         The third case is a female in her 60s who is a close contact with the second case and is self-isolating at home.

·         The fourth case is a female in her 50s who is self-isolating at home.

For more statewide information on COVID-19, visit covid19.colorado.gov/case-data.  There is a bit of a delay  for results on this site, and the website may not have up-to-date results for Delta County. For an accurate case count for Delta County, visit: deltacounty.com/688/Coronavirus-19-COVID-19. Testing is reported from Delta County Memorial Hospital, River Valley Family Health Center, Mesa and Montrose testing sites.

Karen O’Brien, Delta County Public Health Director, would like to remind the public the importance of hand washing, social distancing, and staying home as much as possible to minimize the community spread of COVID-19.

Delta County Memorial Hospital continues its efforts to test high priority patients, and frontline medical professionals to ensure full capacity of staff to treat not only those individuals who present with COVID-19 symptoms, but those battling Influenza A, Influenza B, RSV, and other medical treatments in the Emergency Department and in the hospital.

“Delta County, the municipalities, and all of our community partners have been working in tangent for weeks to prepare in every way to be on the ready for our response”, said Delta County Administrator Robbie LeValley, “The community response to volunteering, and donating the critical items needed by First Responders is amazing, we are truly grateful.”

Health officials want to remind Delta County residents of the precautions they can take towards slowing the spread of any virus that could impact their health, including COVID-19.

The Delta County Information Call Center, is available at (970-874-2172) and is open for calls 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.  If you have general questions about COVID-19, you may call the state’s help line, CO HELP at 1-877-462-2911, or email  COHELP@RMPDC.org.

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