Shasta County COVID-19 Situation Update for 5/15/2020

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Total Confirmed Cases: 33
Confirmed Cases Today: 0

Total Tests to Date: 2740

In Isolation: 2
In Quarantine: 10
Total Deaths: 4

Negative Public / Private Lab Tests: 2707

Total Hospitalized (Current & Released): 8
Current Hospitalized: 0

Current Situation:

• Shasta County has no new positive cases today.

• The two most recent Shasta County cases have been people with no symptoms, including one identified at the state testing site at Shasta College. It is still extremely important to avoid non-essential travel and mass gatherings, practice social distancing, wear masks when out in public, practice respiratory hygiene and get tested.

• Now that more businesses are open and people are getting back to work, the need for child care is increasing. Find resources at www.co.shasta.ca.us/covid-19/resources/parenting.

• Get tested for COVID-19! Testing options (all by appointment only):
o People with no symptoms: Visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting to make an appointment for this new walk-up testing option. Appointments are available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at Shasta College.
o Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms: Contact your healthcare provider for testing, or call Shasta County Public Health at (530) 225-5591 to be screened and scheduled for a mobile testing appointment.

View live maps here.

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

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