As of September 19, 2020 the following cases are:
- Number of positives since March: 216
- Number still in quarantine: 21
- Number of deaths due to COVID: 1
As with any disease, prevention is the most important issue. Whether it is high blood pressure, heart disease, or other diseases, prevention via life style changes and medications are vital important to keeping the disease under control. With infectious disease, preventing the spread is the singular most important component in reducing mortality and morbidity. Until a safe vaccine is available, prevention is aimed at reducing the contact and spread. This is done by three methods: safe distancing, wearing protective face coverings and appropriate hand washing.
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