Tuolumne County Public Health
Tolumne County Public Health reported two new cases today. There are nine active cases, one hospitalized and one previously isolated case recovered. Blueprint level information is updated weekly by the state on Tuesday. Today’s data is from the week ending October 3 and shows a case rate of 1.4 and 0.9 Tolumane County’s test positivity in Tier 3 Orange. California has only 10 counties out of a total of 58 that are Tier 1 Purple. When the criteria were set in August, there were 38 counties, including several neighboring counties, which were Tier 1 purple designated as widespread coronovirus infection. Of the surrounding counties, only Madera remains purple, today Stanislas has moved to Tier 2 Red. It met the criteria for a lower level for 3 consecutive weeks to qualify for it. The state’s 4-tier color-coded system for reopening businesses is more detailed about risk categories.
A total of 12,094 tests have been reported to Tolumane County Public Health, with 242 testing positive and 215 recovered. A total of 14 prisoners have been recovered who are involved in positive cases in Tolumane County.
|Daily COVID-19 Cases|
||Active||The date||New Today||Hospital/
|Total (cumulative) COVID-19 cases|
||Recover||Total positivity||The deaths|
|San Joaquin||19,607 (+186)||21,064||477|
For county population and other county-level statistics, see our page here.
If you are experiencing symptoms like COVID, contact your healthcare provider or Adventist Health Triage Line at 209-536-5166 Mon-Fri, or after 209-536-5000 hours. If you require immediate medical attention, please call and go to the Rapid Care or Emergency Department. You can also visit www.valleycovidhelp.com for more information.
The no-cost state testing site currently located at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds is moving to the Mother Lod Fairgrounds in Sonora in late October. The site will be open for testing starting on Tuesday, November. Appointments for testing can be made a few days before opening day at www.lhicare.com/covidtesting.
The test site at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds is open Tuesday – Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm. The site offers to test children ages 3 and over (with a parent or guardian). Tolumane County Public Health informs anyone of the potential risk to the test and required employees are encouraged to take the test every two weeks.
It is important that people continue to follow prevention guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:
- Practice physical disturbances at all times. Keep 6 feet of space between you and others that are not part of your home. Stay in your home bubble!
- Cover face in public.
- Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently.
- Avoid any size gathering with people who are not part of your home.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Avoid unnecessary travel, and limit your tasks to essential tasks.
Thank you for your support and efforts to protect the safety and health of our community