Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions

Topic:
Other
Question:
Who do I call to find out what is required for a one time activity? It's not a business, just a local organization that wants to hold an outdoor event.
Answer:

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.

Post date: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:26pm

Topic:
Testing and Laboratory
Question:
What is the evidence for covid-19 immunity in Trinity County?
Answer:

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

Post date: Friday, September 11, 2020 - 3:45pm

Topic:
Definitions
Question:
What does it mean on the Dashboard that 30.77% are “other/unknown” source of exposure.
Answer:

Sources of Exposure on the Dashboard refers to those that are confirmed positive and is in reference to how they were infected. Other/Unknown means it does not fit into any of the other categories, or we do not know how they were infected.

Post date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 12:05pm

Topic:
Exposure
Question:
Do persons that are in contact with a close contact of someone that is positive need to quarantine?
Answer:

Persons that are in contact with a close contact of someone that is positive do not need to quarantine, only persons that are in close contact with a confirmed or suspected case will need to quarantine.

Post date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 12:03pm