Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
It depends on the infectious disease or foodborne illness. For foodborne illness traced to a restaurant, the Environmental Health Agency within the County conducts an investigation.
In regards to COVID-19, please see the information regarding outbreaks and reporting within workplaces:
Trinity County follows the guidance from CDPH. Please find the State Public Health Officer Order of June 8, 2022 here https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Beyond-Blueprint.aspx.
Masks are required for all individuals in the following indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. Surgical... Read more
Thank you for this question, the SNAP Nurse calendar and testing resources will be updated on or website today. We are continuing to work with SNAP Nurse and CDPH to determine how long we are able to keep the SNAP Nurse team beyond July 15, 2022.Testing is also available through the following:
Free Government Covid tests can be ordered here:
Many private insurance companies and Partnership Health Plan of... Read more
We are in the process of compiling all the resource sites for vaccination and testing. We are also working very hard on keeping the SNAP Nurse Team beyond July 15. Persons can contact the PHB if they are having trouble accessing testing. We also encourage persons to reach out to their healthcare providers.
Once the approval process has completed through the FDA, CDC, and CDPH the Public Health Branch will notify the public how to access these vaccines.
Here is the link to timing of boosters, differs by age, vaccine, and if immunocompromised.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trinity County Public Health Branch has provided real-time response to a variety of questions asked about COVID-19 vaccine. Over time the COVID-19 vaccine information and recommendations has evolved and in order to ensure the most accurate information is available on our FAQ link we have removed outdated information.
Up to date information can also be... Read more
CDC sums the case rate over 7 days. This is a weekly case rate essentially, but they don’t call it that. CDPH takes 7 days and divides by 7, so it is the DAILY case rate. So CDC’s will always be about 7 times bigger, though not exactly because of time frame.
You can find the updated masking guidance, as of February 28, 2022 here:
Trinity County will follow CDPH guidance.
Yes testing is currently capable of accurately detecting BA.2. Any changes to this will be messaged to the public and reflected in the testing available.