Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
An individual in the "active case' is lab confirmed positive for COVID-19. To move to the "recovered category" the following applies based on the presentation:
Positive individuals without symptoms: If the individual continues to have no symptoms, they are removed from isolation (recovered) after 10 days have passed since their positive viral test for COVID-19.
Positive individuals with symptoms at the time of testing or who develop symptoms at any time during isolation are... Read more
Thank you for engaging with us and providing your input. Our team believes that the dashboard, updated daily, provides the most transparent information to the public and provides more information than a press release has historically done. We will issue press releases when indicated to inform our residents of situations that impact our communities' health and to inform our residents when changes occur that impact them.
West County: Salyer, Burnt Ranch, Big Bar, Big Flat, Junction City, Hyampom
The graph refers to confirmed positives so yes the 64% reflects the number of confirmed cases in your area.
The COVID-19 Dashboard is current as of 9:00 am October 20, 2020 and can be located at https://www.trinitycounty.org/COVID-19. This will be the primary source of covid-19 data. Moving forward the Dashboard will be updated Monday thru Friday by 3:00 pm each day. Dashboard updates will not occur on the weekend; however, the public will be informed if an issue arises over the weekend that impacts public health. We will continue to provide... Read more
This was an adjustment made due the inadvertent inclusion of a presumed positive that had not yet been lab confirmed, the Dashboard reflects only lab confirmed positive cases.
Adults and Children can be tested through the OptumServe Testing Sites
Tests at OptumServe sites are by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Times vary, evening appointments available. To schedule an appointment: Call 1-888-634-1123 or https://lhi.care/covidtesting
Adults Only can be tested through the Drive-Thru Project Baseline Testing Sites
Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:00 am-11:45 am, Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center, 101 Arbuckle Court,... Read more
Please refer to the CDC Guidance "After You Travel"
Please contact the Environmental Health (EH) Department in Trinity County with your plan to mitigate exposure and risk, the EH Director will review plans in conjunction with the Public Health Branch and feedback or approval will be provided.
The question of immunity in the context of COVID-19 is a complex one no matter the county. It is difficult to state with any degree of certainty that there is evidence of immunity in Trinity County. Below is background information on individual and community immunity principles and a few highlighted findings of some of the studies that have been conducted to date.
The human immune system is a highly integrated physiologic defense system against a variety of threats, such as viruses,... Read more