Jefferson County Public Health — Press Release

Feb 11, 2022

On Friday, March 11, Dr. Allison Berry, Jefferson County Health Officer, plans to rescind the Jefferson County Public Health Order for restaurants and bars [dated Sep 2, 2021] in light of the rapidly declining COVID-19 case rates.

“On behalf of the thousands of people vulnerable to severe illness or death from COVID-19 in our community, thank you to the business owners who helped protect the wellbeing of individuals and our healthcare systems during this latest pandemic surge,” Dr. Berry said.

The Masks Required in Indoor Public Spaces starting August 16th will remain in place for the time being.

Dr. Berry said the data shows public health’s strategy of layered precautions has resulted in a notably low death rate. Read full press release Public Health Order Update