Delta, Colorado (September 23, 2020):  Delta County Public Health investigates two new outbreak sites, in Delta County.


Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has informed Delta County Public Health of two new outbreak sites; Delta Building Center and Walmart Pharmacy. A coordinated investigation team including Delta County Public Health and CDPHE worked to identify the positive cases, and immediately began contact tracing to mitigate further potential spread of the virus. An outbreak is defined as 2 positive cases at the same location, within a 14 day period.  According to CDPHE guidelines, outbreak resolution is defined as 28 days after the onset of symptoms of the last case.  

The best prevention against COVID-19 remains washing your hands thoroughly and often, maintaining 6 ft. of physical distance between you and others, and wearing a mask.  If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or have been exposed to an individual who has tested positive, contact your primary care physician or Delta County Health Department at 970-874-2172 to make an appointment.