These numbers are posted each day by 12:00 Noon .
|Report Date: April 9, 2020||Number of Cases*|
|Number of Deaths*|
*These numbers do not reflect any cases or deaths identified through Michigan Department of Corrections. Their numbers are listed under a separate category "Others" for the Michigan Statistics.
Beginning April 2, 2020, the Age group will only be reported as a percentage of the total instead of the actual number.
|Age - Years|
|20 - 29||12%|
|30 - 39||10%|
|40 - 49||23%|
|50 - 59||25%|
|60 - 69||18%|
Race and Ethnicity tables are being added as of today, April 8th.
Note: Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding
|Race||% of overall case by race|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||1%|
|Asian / Pacific Islander||0%|
|Black or African American||13%|
|% of overall case by ethnicity|
|Non-Hispanic / Latino||85%|
- Jackson County Health Department Hotline (517) 788-4420, opt 9
- Henry Ford MyCare Advice LIne (for testing) (313) 874-7500
- Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (888) 535-6163
- (CDC) Centers for Disease Control (800) 232- 4632 @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
Updated daily at 12 Noon.
The number of cases of COVID-19 in Jackson County are updated daily in the chart above. The Henry Ford MyCare Advice Line is available 24/7 to help answer questions (313-874-7500) about COVID-19 and screening concerns.
Jackson County Health Department is not conducting testing at this time and requests anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 (Fever, Coughing, Unexplained body aches and Difficulty Breathing) to go home and monitor their symptoms. Other less common symptoms are losing your sense of taste or smell, headache, and stomach or intestinal issues. It is very important to avoid public places if you have symptoms. If you or other people in your household are experiencing symptoms, try to maintain proper distancing of at least six feet and avoid sharing of any items. Use proper disinfecting and cleaning routines.to prevent the spread of germs. The Health Department is currently closed to the public but you can call and leave a message as phones are being monitored and messages will be returned.
If you are experiencing symptoms, call your healthcare provider or the Henry Ford MyCare Advice Line (313) 874-7500) It is important to follow the "Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives" order by Governor Whitmer. The JCHD Hotline Number at (517) 788-4420, option 9, is available to answer general questions and provide information regarding COVID-19.
When to Seek Medical Attention
- Trouble breathing
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning. When calling 911, it is very important to let them know of your respiratory symtoms.
Anyone who has been tested for COVID-19 has been given instructions on what they should be doing. The Jackson County Health Department works closely with health care providers on the monitoring, surveillance and followup of any positive cases and potential contacts.
Updates on the Michigan coronavirus or COVID-19 status can be found at www.mi.gov/coronavirus. Michigan’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak consist of the creation of new task forces, videos, and executive orders and directives. The Public Accommodations Executive Order closing restaurants, bars and other public venues is available here. It is also posted on the Executive Orders and Directives page.
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The Centers for Disease Control is monitoring the outbreak and updates may be found on their website where a situation summary and information on case numbers both worldwide and in the United States is listed. There are currently 50 states and the District of Columbia reporting reporting both confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19.
For current status of cases in the United States, visit the CDC Case Summary pages. Frequently Asked Questions are also available and may provide answers to your concerns. The list of content is at the top.
The most current list of people who are at highest risk is listed here.
- Steps to help prevent the spread if you are sick
- Ten Ways to manage respiratory symptoms
- Workplace, school and home guidance
- Schools Toolkit
The World Health Organization is monitoring the COVID-19 situation on a global view and providing regular updates. It has been stated many time that coronavirus is not discriminatory in who is infected.
Many myths are tied to the coronavirus and how it spreads. You can help stop or bust these myths by going to a reliable source.
Situation reports are updated on a daily basis.
John Hopkins Hospital has an online tracker system for the world through their Coronavirus Resource Center. This tracker has maps where data is kept on the number of cases, deaths and people who recover. It is good to see the number who actually do recover from this deadly disease.
Quarantine - Separation of a person or group who are believed to have been EXPOSED to COVID-19 but are ASYMPTOMATIC (no symptoms of the disease).
Self-Isolation - Away from the public in your own home. Can be symptomatic or asymptomatic.
Isolation - Away from family members in your own home. (staying in a separate bedroom away from everyone else).
Self - Monitoring - At home, monitoring your temperature twice per day, and checking for symptoms (fever, shortness of breath, and/or cough).
Close Contact - Being within approximately 6 feet of a KNOWN COVID-19 case for a prolonged period of time OR exposed to infectious secretions (droplets from coughing or sneezing) of a KNOWN COVID-19 case.
Social Distancing - Avoiding crowds, mass gatherings, and putting distance between people (6 feet).
Active Monitoring - State and local health departments assume the responsibility to communicate with and actively monitor individuals in close contact with COVID-19, at least once a day, to collect and record temperature readings and assess for symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
Contact Investigation - If you are contacted during a COVID-19 investigation there is a possibility that you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. This DOES NOT mean you are INFECTED. This investigation is done to monitor activities since the time of possible exposure, and to help determine community risks and the necessary next steps.
Download a printable version of these definitions.
How can i "slow the spread"?
What does "flattening the curve" mean?
- Actions for Caregivers of Older Adults
- Cleaning and disinfecting after exposure
- Cleaning Reusable Bags
- Face Coverings Guidance for Non-Healthcare Workers
- Facemasks information (how to make them)
- Guidelines for Safe Donations
- Jackson County COVID-19 Response Fund Flyer (PDF)
- Jackson County Schools Food Distribution Sites (PDF)
- JCHD Testing & Treatment
- Next Steps after Testing
- Positive COVID-19 Test (PDF)
- Possible Exposure to COVID-19 (PDF)
- Restaurant Guide (PDF)
- Safe Donation and Distribution of Goods (PDF)
- Shopping and Handling Groceries
- Talking with your kids about COVID-19
- Tips to keep children healthy while school’s out
- Tipsheet for Older Adults
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