The Jackson County Department of Public Health received notice that two full-time Jackson County Residents have tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The residents have been in isolation and JCDPH will continue to monitor them throughout the duration of their isolation time. To comply with State and Federal laws and to protect the privacy of the residents, no further information will be released.
JCDPH will continue necessary contact tracing on these residents to identify close contacts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines a close contact as being within approximately six (6) feet of a person with COVID-19 infection for 10 minutes or longer.