February 15th COVID-19 Status update. The Douglas county Health Department has updated the dashboard to include the latest numbers as of February 15th. There is currently 0 hospitalizations. 

The Douglas County Health Department has created a dashboard to display COVID-19 information for the county. Please read through the below information that define components in the dashboard.

A confirmed case is defined by CDC as detecting SARS-CoV-2 RNA in a clinical specimen. (PCR)

The CDC has three possible definitions for a probable case:
1. Meets clinical criteria and epi evidence (no + lab results)
2. Detection of specific antigen (antibody +) in a clinical
specimen and meets clinical criteria or epi evidence
3. Meets vital records criteria with no + lab test

Our definition of recovered is the resolution of fever, improvement of respiratory symptoms, and 14 days have passed since the onset of symptoms.

The Total number of cases include both probable and confirmed cases.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint FormPDF Document, (AD-3027) found online at:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1.    Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

2.    Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

3.    Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

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Douglas County Health Department

Ava, Missouri