Lake County, CA (May 17, 2020) – Overnight, two Lake County residents tested positive for COVID-19, and one is hospitalized at this time. They are members of the same household, and there is a known connection to a confirmed positive case in Mendocino County. Case investigations and contact tracing are ongoing at this time.
In order to protect the identities of the affected individuals, no further information will be released at this juncture.
For Lake County-specific Coronavirus information, please continue to visit the Health Services Department’s website, http://health.co.lake.ca.us.
The Lake County Coronavirus Response Hub has additional valuable resources: https://lake-co-ca-coronavirus-response-lakecoca.hub.arcgis.com/
If you have symptoms, or are otherwise concerned you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your medical provider, visit https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/ to schedule Drive-Thru testing, or reach out to the Health Services Department, Public Health Division, for information on your options.
Public Health can be reached by email, [email protected], or by phone, during business hours: 707-263-8174.
Thank you for continuing to exercise appropriate precautions:
• Maintain social distancing and keep good hygiene
• It remains strongly recommended that people wear masks when out.
• Vulnerable populations (over 65 and/or with chronic medical conditions) should continue to stay safe at home.
• We discourage people from crossing county lines, since this is an important way that the virus spreads.
Gary Pace, MD, MPH
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