October 19, 2020

Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) is working with Colorado Muslim Society regarding a potential exposure to a person with 2019 Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) associated with the Mosque on October 10th. Public health will communicate directly to all known close contacts of the person with COVID-19. If you have not received a notification from public health, your risk level has determined to be low at this time. TCHD recommends that you self-monitor for symptoms for the next 2 weeks until October 24th and call TCHD if symptoms develop.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include development of a new:

  • Fever OR
  • Cough OR sore throat OR shortness of breath.
  • Other additional symptoms that could be early signs of infection include body aches, extreme tiredness, runny nose, chest congestion, and loss of taste or smell.

If symptoms develop, then stay home and remain in isolation.

  • Stay at home and isolated from other people until:
    • Fever has resolved for at least 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication (such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen)
      • AND
    • Symptoms have greatly improved for at least 24 hours.
      • AND
    • At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared
  • Get tested.
  • Stay home from work and avoid other activities around other people.
  • Seek medical care and testing for COVID-19, calling your doctor before you show up.

If you do not have symptoms and you choose to get tested for COVID-19, do so 7-10 days after the possible exposure. Be aware that a negative test result does not mean that you will not develop symptoms or become infected after the test. A negative test result only means that you did not have virus detected at the time of testing.

If you have further questions, please contact Tri-County Health Department at 303-220-9200 or visit www.tchd.org/818/Coronavirus.

Public Health Exposure Notification For Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)