About COVID-19

COVID-19 Case Data 

The Data Dashboard Opens in new windowWashington County data dashboard shows case information, demographic data, and likely exposure data for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington County. 

For the statewide COVID-19 case data, see the MDH: Situation Update for COVID-19 webpage. 

COVID-19 Research

As the science has evolved and more is learned about COVID-19, guidelines have adapted to keep communities safe and healthy. Learn more about the science behind the recommendations.

Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones From COVID-19

  • Keep 6 feet of space between yourself and others when going out in public.
  • Wear a homemade mask or cloth face covering when in public.
  • Wash your hands often.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Stay home if you are sick. 

Wearing Masks

Since the start of the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance on wearing masks during COVID-19. Here is what you need to know:

  • A homemade mask or cloth face covering can prevent your germs from infecting others.
  • Wearing a homemade mask or cloth face covering does not protect you from others who may spread the virus and is not a substitute for social distancing.
  • Do not use medical-grade masks. These supplies are needed in health care facilities to protect health care workers.
  • Disposable masks should be placed in the trash after use.

Watch For Symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell. Not everyone with COVID-19 has all of these symptoms, and some people may not have any symptoms.

If You Are Sick