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Big thank you to Okanogan County Public Health for sharing these updates and working so hard to keep us all informed!Updated numbers are for August 5th, 2020

New Cases: 26
Total Positive: 822
Past 14 Days: 294
Incidence Rate: 688
Deaths: 8

Locations of new cases August 5th:
Brewster - 16
Okanogan - 2
Omak - 3
Oroville - 2
Pateros - 3

okanogancountycovid19.org/covid-19-data/
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Timeline PhotosCDC recently updated guidelines (and the state followed suit) for the length of time to stay in isolation.
Please follow this link for more information:
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/duration-isolation.html
Washington State Department of Health
COVID-19 From Exposure to Feeling Better
Steps for "If you were exposed to COVID-19..."
And steps for "If you have COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms..."
#Accessibilty
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👏🏻 Thank you, Okanogan County commissioners!Our leaders taking a stand for our community!

OKANOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS'

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, OKANOGAN COUNTY CONTINUES TO EXPERIENCE A SIGNIFICANT SURGE IN CORONAVIRUS CASES OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS, AND

WHEREAS, THE BOARD OF OKANOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (BOCC) FEAR THAT THE ECONOMY AND THE HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF THE PEOPLE OF OKANOGAN COUNTY ARE SEVERELY COMPROMISED BY OUR LACK OF URGENCY IN CONTROLLING THE VIRUS; AND

WHEREAS, THE BOCC RECOGNIZES THAT IT IS THE COMMITMENT OF THE PEOPLE OF OKANOGAN COUNTY AT A "GRASS ROOT" LEVEL THAT WILL BE MOST EFFECTIVE IN SUCCEEDING AT ELIMINATING THE COVID-19 VIRUS; AND

WHEREAS, THE BOARD OF OKANOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (BOCC) AGREE THAT THEIR COLLECTIVE LEADERSHIP IS IMPORTANT IN COMPELLING THE COMMUNITY TO ACT.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE OKANOGAN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HEREBY PROCLAIM AS
FOLLOWS;

1) WE ARE EXTREMELY GRATEFUL TO THE BUSINESSES, PUBLIC, HEALTH CARE
ORGANIZATIONS, COUNTY DEPARTMENTS, AND AGENCIES FOR THE EFFORTS AND
SACRIFICES MADE TO DATE, WE ARE OKANOGAN STRONG! AND

2) WE ISSUE A DESPERATE APPEAL TO THE OKANOGAN COUNTY COMMUNITY AT LARGE TO IMPLEMENT THE CAUTIONARY MEASURES SUGGESTED BY OKANOGAN COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS, AND

3) IN SIGNING THIS PROCLAMATION, EACH OF US COMMIT TO SETTING AN EXAMPLE TO THE PUBLIC IN IMPLEMENTING THE MEASURES RECOMMENDED BY OUR OKANOGAN COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS, AND

4) THIS PROCLAMATION SHALL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ALL THREE
COMMISSIONERS TOGETHER WITH THEIR SMILING FACES, WITHOUT MASKS, IS RELEASED TO THE PRESS.

DATED at Okanogan, Washington this 5th day of August 2020.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OKANOGAN, WASHINGTON

Signed: J. DeTro
Chairman, Jim DeTro
"I don't like being mandated by government; however, I do take precautionary measures, and if you are mask compromised, use curbside services.

Signed: Chris Branch
Vice-Chairman Chris Branch
This is my first pandemic but I know that it is as real as the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 and my
most reliable decision-making information comes from state and local health officials whose careers are all about limiting the spread and impacts of disease."

Signed: Approved Remotely
Member, Andy Hover
"The effort to control the virus is clearly not a political issue. It is critical to the health and safety of our families, our friends, our neighbors, and the economic health of our entire region."

Attest: Signed
Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board
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Jennifer Best

Business Development Coordinator

Jennifer Best joined Three Rivers Hospital in June 2014 as the Administrative Assistant. She filled that role for nearly five years before being promoted to Business Development Coordinator. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Print Journalism, and she worked for eight years as a reporter/photographer in North Central Washington before joining the Three Rivers Hospital team.

Jennifer works with the administration, providers, and staff at Three Rivers Hospital and Three Rivers Family Medicine to help educate hospital district residents about our services, and she coordinates with other local healthcare and civic entities to further Three Rivers’ vision of being a trusted community partner. You can contact Jennifer at 509-645-3346, or at media@trhospital.net.