Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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
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.
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.