PLUMAS COUNTY AND COVID-19

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COVID-19 MAP
DATA LAST UPDATED: Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 5:45 PM
Data/ Map will be updated twice a week Monday and Thursdays, except on holidays.


Plumas County COVID-19 Totals as of 10-14-2021

SITUATION UPDATE:

Cases:

  • 10/14/2021: Thirty positive COVID-19 test results for one resident of the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor), one resident of the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley), six residents of the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle), and twenty-two residents of the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley) for a total of 1,549.
  • 10/13/2021: Thirty positive COVID-19 test results for two residents of the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor), one resident of the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley), eleven residents of the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle), and sixteen residents of the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley) for a total of 1,519.
  • 10/12/2021: Fifteen positive COVID-19 test results for one resident of the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor), six residents of the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle), and eight residents of the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley) for a total of 1,489.
  • 10/08/2021: Twenty-two positive COVID-19 test results for three residents of the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor), one resident of the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley), four residents of the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle), and fourteen residents of the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley) for a total of 1,474.
  • 10/07/2021: Twenty positive COVID-19 test results for one resident of the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley), four residents of the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle), fourteen residents of the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley), and one resident for Western Region(Chester/Lake Almanor);  for a total of 1,452.

Guidance/Press Releases:





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Other Links for Current Situation:

The Science of Face Masks:

  • CDC Slide Show
  • Article from Stanford Medicine dated September 1, 2021, regarding face masks and COVID-19:  Click here for article.
  • Click on article which states "odds of a school-associated COVID-19 outbreak in schools without a mask requirement were 3.5 times higher than those in schools with an early mask requirement."  

Frequently Asked Questions regarding Health Officer's Face Mask Order:

  • Click here for the FAQ document.
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Booster Vaccine

Booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine are now recommended if you:

  • Got a Pfizer vaccination at least six months ago, and
  • Are 65 or older, or
  • Are a long-term care resident that is 18 or older, or
  • Have an underlying medical condition and are 50-64.

You may consider getting a booster if you:

  • Have an underlying medical condition and are 18-49, or
  • Are at risk of infection due to your job or live in a high-risk setting (like a shelter) and are 18-64.

For more information from the state click here

For more information from CDC click here.


Where to get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Plumas County

Plumas County Public Health Agency

Click for PCPHA COVID-19 Vaccination Page or California's MyTurn website for local clinics. PCPHA will vaccinate Pfizer booster for 65 and older all other need to contact healthcare provider or pharmacy.

Health Care Facilities

Eastern Plumas Health Care: (530) 832-6561

Plumas District Hospital: (530) 283-5640

The following local Pharmacies are also offering COVID-19 Vaccinations:

Lassen Drug - Chester, CA (530) 258-2261

RiteAid - Quincy, CA (530) 283-1809

Quincy Pharmacy - Quincy, CA (530) 283-4545


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California Becomes First State in Nation to Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Added to List of Required School Vaccinations.

Click here for fact sheet.

How do I get my digital COVID-19 Vaccine record? Click here for the answer!

If you have difficulty getting your digital COVID-19 Vaccine record, please visit California Department of Public Health's FAQ on the topic which can be found here.

Still not sure about the COVID-19 Vaccine? Check out our FAQ!

Many people still have concerns or hesitations about getting the COVID-19 Vaccine. Here are some common questions received: COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ Page

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Individuals may need to get tested for COVID-19 for many reasons. 

If you...

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Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
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If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19 but would like to get tested:

  • For peace of mind
  • You've recently traveled to a COVID-19 hotspot
  • You'd like to return back to work
  • For travel
  • Other reasons

For more information on testing, visit our testing page here or in the menu to the left.

For more information on isolation and quarantine, visit our page here or in the menu to the left.

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Check out our information for living safely in Plumas County!

PRESS RELEASES

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WEEKLY UPDATE

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Helpful links from California Department of Public Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and others:

California Department of Public Health

California's COVID-19 Homepage

Center for Disease Control and Prevention


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Californian businesses, employers and employees are still expected to operate under Cal/OSHA's regulation. Recently, updates have been made. To find out more about what is expected under the new updates, please see below: