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Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Gunnison Valley

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The following patients with COVID-19 symptoms are asked to please call the call center at 970-641-7660.

  •  Healthcare workers
  • Employed in public safety occupation (e.g., law enforcement, fire fighter, EMS)
  • Part of an illness cluster in a facility or institution (e.g., healthcare, school, corrections, shelters)
  • With severe lower respiratory illness (hospitalized or fatal)
  • With worsening symptoms
  • Older than 60 years
  • With underlying medical conditions
  • Pregnant women
  • Had contact with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 patient

If you are having symptoms of COVID-19, The County Health Department has asked that you fill out this form.

When you’re feeling better, don’t forget to report back to public health!

You can email general questions about COVID-19 in the Gunnison Valley to callcenter@gunnisoncounty.org

Reccomendations for limiting the spread of the Disease

  • Stay home and self isolate
  • Wear cloth face-masks in public in case you are an un-symptomatic carrier
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve, or tissue
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Try alternatives to shaking hands, like an elbow bump
  • If possible, work from home
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