Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
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.
We recommend waiting until acute infection has passed and the isolation window is over as per CDC guidelines:
"Vaccination of people with known current SARS-CoV-2 infection should be deferred until the person has recovered from the acute illness (if the person had symptoms) and they have met criteria to discontinue isolation. This recommendation applies to people who experience SARS-CoV-2 infection before receiving any vaccine dose and those who experience... Read more
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
The mobile vaccine sites through our SNAP Nurse Team and our Public Health Mobile vaccination team are all walk-in no appointments are needed or scheduled as these sites are mobile. Please refer to the schedule on the link: https://www.trinitycounty.org/ Currently both the SNAP Nurse Teams and Public Health Mobile Teams are providing Moderna and Janssen. Starting on the 22 of July Pfizer will also be available.
COVID Vaccine is recommended for pregnant women, we do not provide COVID vaccine to pregnant women at our TCPHB PODS. We recommend pregnant women either get it in there provider office or can contact one of the clinics in Trinity County to request an appointment to be vaccinated this includes the MCHD Weaverville and Hayfork Clinics as well as the Rancheria Weaverville Community Clinic.
COVID-19 vaccines are not interchangeable at this time as the safety and efficacy of a mixed-product series have not been evaluated. At this time there is no recommendation on a booster COVID-19 vaccination after a COVID-19 2-dose vaccine series or one-dose Janssen.
Yes we are working with CDPH and Labs to conduct Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) on positive specimens that meet the criteria for WGS. CDPH is working with labs to ensure WGS is conducted to identify variants now and into the future. Surrounding counties have identified variants circulating in their counties. The most prominent in California at this time is the Delta variant. The CDC has deemed the Delta and P.1 variant as variants of concern due to their ability to transmit more easily and... Read more