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Be aware that some testing is being done by the Department of Public Health, some by private labs, and there may be a lag before DPH receives the latter. The total positives shown here reflect results from both. Non-residents may also be tested in Ben Hill County. Those numbers are included in the total number of tests, but the only positives shown here are Ben Hill County residents.
This information will be updated daily at 5 pm. Keep in mind that updates can only be made as information is made available. For answers to your most frequently asked questions about these numbers, please visit our FAQ page.
Keep in mind these numbers are NOT meant to add up.
Testing Information for Dorminy Medical Center
Testing Information for Ben Hill County Health Department
Most Recent Announcements
As of September 21, national forecasts predict 3,400 to 7,400 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 17. These forecasts predict 214,000 to 226,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 17. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX https://t.co/ODHv6Z4h5p
RT @HHSGov: A mask is one of the best ways to help protect yourself and others from getting #COVID19. Make sure you wash reusable masks wit…
The latest CDC #COVIDView report shows that the percentage of people testing positive for #COVID19 continued to decline nationally. However, three regions (Central, Mountain, and Pacific Northwest) saw increases in this percentage: https://t.co/zP4VYlo0Pb. https://t.co/KnlcyeuiSD
School administrators: Learn more about the indicators you can use to prepare, plan, and respond to #COVID19. For each indicator, we provide benchmarks for lowest to highest COVID-19 risks for school operations. Learn more: https://t.co/Wytp7O8Wgx. https://t.co/JVHTadrccQ
#Parent: Think your child may have #COVID19? Keep your child home and call your child’s healthcare provider. If you think your child needs emergency care, call 911 or go to the ER immediately. Learn more: https://t.co/sB0kheLLUa. https://t.co/MkqwDW54Gt
As of September 14, national forecasts predict 3,000 to 7,100 new #COVID19 deaths will be reported during the week ending October 10. These forecasts predict 207,000 to 218,000 total COVID-19 deaths in the US by October 10. More: https://t.co/Ft6cgmaMPX. https://t.co/W6wweX3WA9
Help meet the physical, spiritual, and mental health needs of your community by working together. Connecting people with goods and services, such as food or shelter, is one way community and faith-based orgs can promote #HealthEquity during #COVID19. More: https://t.co/rnR7s1xKPp
Parents: Your child may be more likely to get severely ill from #COVID19 if they are younger than 1 or have certain medical conditions. Talk to your child’s healthcare provider about your child’s risk and how to keep your child