Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
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
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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.
Exemptions to masking include "Persons who are working alone in a closed office or room".
There have been 8 deaths in Trinity County due to COVID-19. The Press Release on 8/18/21 was not regarding any death but a health advisory on evacuation and COVID-19.
Thank you for this question. Just to Clarify, the Order comes from the County Health Officer who by law is able to implement orders to protect the public. Violations to Health Officer Orders are dealt with by law enforcement and state enforcement agencies such as Cal/OSHA, Alcohol Beverage Control, as well as code and other regulatory oversight
Notifications of violations can come through any of the following:
- Cal/OSHA District Office Region 2 Redding. Phone: (530) 224-... Read more
The Order includes workplaces, this includes all employees in businesses, government and private agencies, etc.
Our vaccine dashboard is updated every Thursday. We will not update on 8/5/2021 as we have staff that do this out this week. We will resume updating every Thursday beginning 8/12/2021.
Thank you for this question. The Calcat site found here https://calcat.covid19.ca.gov/cacovidmodels/ is where you can find the R-effective, which is a metric of the rate of transmission. On the "State & County" Click in the county drop down box and choose Trinity. Our R-effective rate at this time is 1.68, which means the spread of COVID-19 is likely rapidly increasing. We will be adding a link to this site on our Case Dashboard... Read more