Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Glenn County Emergency Operations Center is working closely with State and local partners and other healthcare systems to assess the situation locally and provide guidance as necessary. In addition to information found on this page please explore the tabs on the left side for more information. This includes information about Glenn County's Phased Opening Plan and sector guidances.

Message from our Glenn County Health Officer- May 18, 2020

Updates: May 22, 2020:

                                        

More Data, Statistics and Maps


Where can I get tested for COVID-19?

Who should be tested for COVID-19?

Testing Priorities

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has Update the Interim Guidance on Prioritization for COVID-19 Testing on May 2, 2020. Prioritization for testing includes:

  • Hospitalized patient
  • Symptomatic and asymptomatic healthcare workers, first responders, and other social service employees
  • Symptomatic persons >65 years of age OR any age with chronic medical conditions that increase the risk of severe COVID 19 illness
  • Screening of asymptomatic residents or employees of congregate living facilities
  • Symptomatic and asymptomatic persons in essential occupations

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The best way to prevent the spread of illness, including: seasonal flu, novel coronavirus and other respiratory illness is to practice everyday illness prevention steps:

  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water.
  2. Cover your cough and sneezes with a tissue or corner of your sleeve. Do not use your hands.
  3. Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands, especially your mouth, nose and eyes.
  4. Avoid close contact with sick people.
  5. Stay home if you are sick, especially from work, school and public places.
  6. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

People at Increased Risk

Adults over the age of 65 and people with underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for serious complications from COVID-19. On Sunday, March 15th, California State Governor Gavin Newsom issued a directive calling for home isolation of:

  • All Adults over 65 years old
  • All persons with chronic health conditions, such as: heart disease, diabetes and lung disease. 

If you are at increased risk, learn how to reduce your risk of getting sick.

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