Walton County COVID19 Updates

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  1. happy2Bme

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    I’m not sure why people look at and give credence to, “the numbers“, when we know that they don’t represent anything quantifiable.
     
  2. Lake View Too

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    Your stance on the numbers doesn’t surprise me since your default position is willful ignorance. You have a propensity to fabricate your own reality. The health workers have tried to document the numbers to try to have an understanding of the problem we face in an attempt to solve the problem. The numbers may certainly not be accurate since they have been been increasingly co-opted by the Republican leadership on the state level and federal level. But the numbers are indeed a tool for understanding the virus and the politics interfering with recovery from the virus.
     
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    The Department of Health in Walton County has reported a cumulative total of 60 new COVID-19 cases in Walton County over the weekend.

    [​IMG] PLEASE NOTE: Due to ongoing epidemiological investigations by staff, numbers are provisional and are subject to change. Municipalities by zip code can be found on the dashboard by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/33kB66A
    [​IMG] Included in total cases are 90 Walton County jail staff and inmates located in DeFuniak Springs, which are listed as DeFuniak Springs cases.
    [​IMG] Included in total cases are 76 residents and/or staff that have tested positive for COVID-19 in one Long Term Care Facility in DeFuniak Springs, and 7 in one Long Term Care Facility in Miramar Beach. The daily COVID-19 report also includes information from the Agency for Health Care Administration, by county about cases and deaths related to staff or residents in long-term care facilities his report is also available at FloridaHealthCOVID19.gov.
    [​IMG] Effective July 2, 2020, COVID-19 confirmed through antigen testing are included in overall case counts. Antigen tests are a new way to check for active COVID-19 infection at the time of your appointment.
    [​IMG] NEW TESTING SITES AVAILABLE! See below for details or visit walton.floridahealth.gov or call (850) 401 - 6453 for more information.

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    I think people are numb to the numbers now.:confused:
     
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    ....Iiiiiii have become...uncomfortably numb...
     
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    The Florida COVID-19 Dashboard has yet to be updated today by the state, and no information has been distributed by DOH.
    Based on numbers from one report that has been posted, it appears that from 8/15 to 8/17, Walton County had a total of 409 tests resulting in 21 positive cases for a positive rate of 5.13%.

    Current Hospitalization Numbers
    Beds In Use Available
    117 48 69
    ICU In Use Available
    23 13 10
     
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    The Walton County Emergency didn't post it's normal chart today?
     
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    Locals unite! Stay safe, be smart. Wear face coverings, keep your distance, wash your hands. Let's kick COVID butt.

    Check your temperature a couple of times a day, especially kids before they go to school. Keep them home if you have doubts. Let's take care of each other.
     
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