Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
There are three ways that individuals can protect themselves, their loved ones, and their children: 1. Get vaccinated with a primary series and a booster dose (TCPHB in partnership with providers, CVS, and SNAPNurse is committed to making vaccination and testing broadly available). There is much misinformation circulating regarding vaccines, we encourage persons to obtain accurate information based on science and we are happy to provide whatever information our residents need to make an... Read more
The daily case rate went up because there were more cases identified during that 7-day period than we've had in the last couple of weeks. Cases were removed from the tally due to a data processing error by the state (see note below). These cases that were not reported were from a previous time period, not affecting the most recent 7-day rate. Today's update fixed the reporting issue.
Please submit any questions you have regarding the updated dashboard in the FAQ on our Trinitycounty.org website https://www.trinitycounty.org/COVID-19/Frequently-Asked-Questions.
We are also happy to answer any questions you may have regarding how to use the Dashboards. https://www.trinitycounty.org/COVID-19/Dashboards
Also you can refer... Read more
No not at this time. CVS in Weaverville and other Pharmacies as well as Medical Providers are able to provide Pfizer vaccine to those 5-11 years of age.
We will be putting out information as soon as we hear from CDPH.
Molecular or PCR tests remain the gold standard (collected specimens are sent to lab for testing, this includes Let's Get Checked Kits).
For SNAPnurse walk in testing, you will register no need to show ID, by registering you will receive results of your tests via text or email. Rapid (Antigen) test results transmit immediately upon negative or positive result after 15 minutes. When PCR tests are conducted to verify the results of the Antigen test those PCR tests usually come back within 72 hours.
There is no booster for Janssen at this time, CDPH and CDC are working to adopt the FDA addition of Pfizer booster to specified populations. At this time persons cannot mix vaccines, i.e., if initial vaccination was with Moderna or Janssen these persons cannot receive a Pfizer booster, only persons receiving Pfizer for initial vaccination series is eligible for Pfizer booster if they meet criteria.FDA is looking at boosters in the future regarding Janssen and Moderna.
Thank you for this question. We do understand that a third dose of Moderna and Pfizer has been added for persons with specific immunocompromising conditions; however at this time for safety reasons TCPHB Mobile vaccination units are not administering third doses. We are reviewing the data and all relevant FDA and ACIP data and will let our residents know when these vaccines become available through our TCPHB sponsored mobile vaccination units. In the interim we ask that persons eligible for... Read more
Yes, The SNAP Nurse Team will be conducting testing every week Tues - Saturday until the end of September. We are looking to extend that contract. Please refer to our website schedule: https://www.trinitycounty.org/COVID-19-Testing-Calendar/month