BEND, OR -- Public health officials in Deschutes County announced a presumptive positive case of COVID-19, the first in the county. Deschutes County Health Department has launched the contact investigation process to identify and notify anyone who may have had contact with this individual during the exposure period. The case is being treated at a St. Charles Health System facility in an isolation room. Every resident should take these basic steps to protect those most at risk: Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands. Stay home if you feel ill.