❗️If you traveled to Colorado or on a cruise recently, please read the following:
Due to extensive spread of COVID-19 in mountain resort communities, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recommends self-quarantine for 14 days for any individuals who have visited Eagle, Summit, Pitkin, and Gunnison counties in the past week, whether or not they are experiencing symptoms. Currently, there is concern about sustained community transmission of COVID-19 in these areas due to multiple positive cases and many pending tests.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been notified of multiple cruise ships with COVID-19-positive travelers diagnosed by state and local health departments—all after the travelers disembarked the ship.
▪️Azamara Quest: voyage departing 2/10/20 and any subsequent voyages
▪️Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas: voyage departing 2/29/20 and any subsequent voyages
▪️MSC Meraviglia: voyage departing 3/1/20 and any subsequent voyages
▪️Norwegian Bliss: voyage departing 3/1/20 and any subsequent voyages
▪️Costa Luminosa: voyage departing 3/5/20 and any subsequent voyages
▪️Celebrity Summit: voyage departing 3/7/20 and any subsequent voyages
If you were in these counties in Colorado or on one of the cruise ships, please self-quarantine for 14 days. You should also monitor for symptoms like cough, difficulty breathing, sore throat, runny nose or a fever. If you become ill, please contact your healthcare provider for direction or seek emergent care as usual for severe symptoms. For more information, visit the CDC’s COVID-19 website at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV, utilize the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) statewide hotline for COVID-19, open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1-888-535-6136 or call the Health Department of Northwest Michigan’s Public Health Information Line at 1-800-386-5959.
Full Press Release Linked Here: http://nwhealth.org/newsr…/NR%20200316%20Press%20Release.pdf