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Masks No Longer Required At JCH&L

Masks are no longer required at Jefferson Community Health and Life (JCH&L) for all patients, visitors and staff do to the current COVID-19 community transmission level.The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) uses a color-coding system for community transmission levels. Jefferson County had been at red, or high risk. On October 21 of this year, Lana Likens, director of public relations, marketing and development at JCH&L, explained, “So by CDC guidelines, for masking requirements health care facilities have to go by the Community Transmission level - which has us red.”Likens noted at the time, “there have been some positive COVID test ...


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