Calhoun County COVID-19 Update, 9/8/20
Currently in Calhoun County:
- 2,602 total cases
Cumulative cases since March
- 410 new cases in the past 14 days,
This is a moving total and represents all the new cases and tests reported to ADPH in the past 14 days.
- 26 current COVID-19 hospitalizations
This number is the most up-to-date number of COVID-19 positive patients currently in the hospital. This does not represent the total number of COVID-19 positive hospitalizations over
- 31 confirmed deaths
(On 9/2/20, ADPH had Calhoun County at 32 deaths and 6 probable. On 9/3/20, it was changed to 31 deaths and 7 probable. Probable deaths are ones still being investigated).
This is the cumulative number of deaths investigated and confirmed by ADPH.
September is recognized as National Preparedness Month! Are you and your family prepared if you are exposed to or contract COVID-19?
Prevention - Remember to use all measures encouraged or mandated to help prevent yourself from contracting COVID-19.
Wear your Mask
Watch your distance
Wash your hands
Preparation - Having a plan reduces stress o your and your family when the emergency occurs.
Do you know where you will get tested?
Do you have an isolated room in your house that the infected family member can stay so COVID-19 is not spread to other family members?
If you have to isolate for 2 weeks, how will you have supplies and food brought to you?
Perseverance - We are all in this together and we need to have in mind that the fight against COVID-19 is a marathon not a sprint.