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Ripley Co. Elevated To "Orange" Level For COVID-19 Spread

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 11:21am

By Ripley County Health Department, news release

The Ripley County Health Department says the 7-day rolling average of positive tests is at 7.28 percent.

(Ripley County, Ind.) - Ripley County will appear as a level orange on this week’s county color code map with a composite score of 2.0 due to the 7-day rolling average of positive tests of 7.28% (yellow) and 233 cases/100,000 (red).

The color-coded map is updated every Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. and can be found at

The Indiana Department of Health reminds citizens that they do have weapons to prevent COVID-19; these weapons need to be used waiting for a vaccine to be available.

Remember the Three V's:


Social distancing


Avoiding Crowds

Staying home if you are sick



In indoor spaces (windows open, air circulation, fans)


Flu now, COVID-19 soon Free COVID-19 testing is still available at the Ripley County Fairgrounds Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. you can register at:

Ripley County Health Department would like to encourage the public to stay up to date with weekly Governor’s COVID-19 Press Briefings every Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.

Visit the Ripley County Health Department website at, the IDOH website at and the CDC website at ncov/index.html for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.

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