Shasta County COVID-19 Media Briefing and Situation Update for 4/15/2020

Shasta County COVID-19 media briefing 04/15/2020

Shasta County COVID-19 media briefing 04/15/2020Link to model:

Posted by Shasta County Health and Human Services on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Total Confirmed Cases: 25
Confirmed Cases Today: 0

Total Tests to Date: 803
Total Tests Today: 34

In Isolation: 7
In Quarantine: 48
Total Recovered: 13
Total Deaths: 3

Negative Public / Private Lab Tests: 778
Negative Tests Today: 34

Current Situation:

•Shasta County has no new positive cases today.

•Today, a model was shared that projects the impact of COVID-19 on Shasta County based on different levels of compliance with social distancing measures. The community’s efforts to slow this virus down are working. The stay-at-home order, social distancing, isolation/quarantine, and the relentless work of disease investigators and contact tracing team have kept numbers low. The community has made a lot of sacrifices over the past month, and it needs to be kept up to protect the most at-risk populations, avoid overwhelming hospitals, and prevent deaths.

•More testing is now available in Shasta County. People who are experiencing symptoms of COVID?19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath) should contact their healthcare provider to be tested. Those who don’t have a healthcare provider or are having trouble getting a test should call Shasta County Public Health at (530) 225-5591.

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Unified Command Agencies: Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, CalFire, Shasta County Sheriff

Cooperating Agencies:
City of Redding
City of Anderson
City of Shasta Lake
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Shasta Regional Medical Center
Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center
Shasta Community Health Center
Mountain Valleys Health Centers
Mayers Memorial Hospital District

-from press release
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1 Response

  1. I appreciate these briefings so much. Today a model was shared that offered some projections, based about various level of community compliance. Check it out.