Shasta County COVID-19 Situation Update for 5/18/2020

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Total Confirmed Cases: 34
Confirmed Cases Today: 0

Total Tests to Date: 2976

In Isolation: 2
In Quarantine: 11
Total Deaths: 4

Negative Public / Private Lab Tests: 2942

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

Current Situation:

• Shasta County has no new positive cases today.

• The governor is now allowing the following to reopen with modifications:
o Office space and counseling services in places of worship
o Curbside libraries
o Drive-in movie theaters

• It’s been a week since the state moved into Stage 2, and our ability to move into Stage 3 depends upon keeping our case numbers stable. The governor has indicated that we could move forward in a matter of weeks if all goes well. We know it is tempting to bend the rules, but we can all help keep our community moving forward by following the current guidelines:
o Avoid non-essential travel
o Avoid gatherings
o Practice social distancing
o Wear masks when out in public
o Practice respiratory hygiene
o Get tested for COVID-19! If you have symptoms, contact your healthcare provider or call Shasta County Public Health at (530) 225-5591. If you don’t have symptoms, go to Appointments are required.

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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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