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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 https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2393.htm

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:

Vigilant

Social distancing

Masking

Avoiding Crowds

Staying home if you are sick

Handwashing

Ventilation

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

Vaccine

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: https://lhi.care/covidtesting.

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. https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2515.htm.

Visit the Ripley County Health Department website at https://www.ripleyhealth.com/covid-19, the IDOH website at www.in.gov/coronavirus and the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/index.html for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.

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