County Public Health Report ~ 8/31

At today’s Public Health Briefings to the Jefferson County Commissioners, Public Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke discussed the latest national and local case statistics, wherein Jefferson County’s count increased over the weekend by one to 70 total. Dr. Locke answered a number of questions submitted on behalf of KPTZ listeners, addressing developments in testing, concerns about essential workers, and potentials for vaccine.

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