County Public Health Report ~ 8/24

On Monday, August 24 Public Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke shared about the recent Jefferson County uptick in COVID-19 cases. He answered questions from KPTZ listeners regarding mask recommendations and enforcement, and overall public health strategies.

Some topics Dr. Locke addressed included: types of masks, the need for ventilation in public places, potential for super spreaders, safety at hospitals, and school reopenings.

Submit your Public Health questions to Dr. Tom Locke by emailing