Fw: Georgia Situation Report COVID-19

Buzz Kutcher - K3GWK

From: Glen Goens <ggoens@...>
Sent: Friday, May 22, 2020, 04:48:16 PM EDT
Subject: Georgia Situation Report COVID-19

Good Afternoon,


Butts County’s current case count is now 205 with 19 confirmed deaths and 21 hospitalized.


Please wash your hands often, stay away from large crowds, and make sure that you social distance at least 6 feet.


Georgia Nursing Homes COVID-19


Georgia Department of Corrections COVID-19


County                       Count             Deaths             Hospitalized

Henry County               625                    20                      90

Spaulding County         248                    14                      44

Lamar County                50                     1                        9

Monroe County              114                   8                        17

Jasper County                 32                     1                        4

Newton County             280                    11                      60



Discontinuation of Isolation for Persons with COVID-19 not in Healthcare Settings


Persons with COVID-19 who have symptoms - delineating symptom based strategy (72 hours since fever resolution without use of fever-reducing meds and improvement in respiratory symptoms) AND 10 days since symptoms first appeared.

Note that there have been “reports of prolonged detection of RNA without direct correlation to viral culture”

Please review this guidance for both symptom based and test based strategies


Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 (Interim Guidance)

Return to work with symptom based strategy (72 hours since resolution of fever-reducing medications and improvement of respiratory symptoms AND at least 10 days since symptoms first appeared 

Test based strategy (resolution of fever without medications and improvement of respiratory symptoms and 2 negative tests 24 hours apart)


Information for Pediatric Health Providers


Clinical Care Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about COVID-19

Deputy Chief Glen A. Goens GACEM

Butts County Office of Homeland Security Director

Butts County Fire Department Fire Marshal CFI

625 West Third Street Suite 14

Jackson, Georgia 30233


Office 770-227-8897

Fax      470-251-5356

Cell      678-409-4683






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