COVDI-19 Update 5-13-2020

Glenn County, CA – Glenn County now has two active cases of COVID-19. The cases are both adults over the age of 55, residing in the north county region. COVID-19 is still in our community and all residents should continue to take appropriate precautions. As we begin to loosen restrictions and reopen, it is critical that all members of our community do their part to limit the spread of disease. We ask that each resident of Glenn County make informed decisions to keep yourself and your family healthy throughout the duration of this pandemic.

 

All residents are encouraged do the following:

  • Continue to practice physical distancing of at least 6 feet when in public

  • Wear a face covering when in public
  • Maintain good hygiene practices – Washing hands, use hand sanitizer, cleaning frequently touched surfaces, and covering coughs & sneezes.
  • Vulnerable (high risk) individuals, elderly and those with chronic conditions, are encouraged to stay at home.
    • Households with vulnerable members should be aware that other members of the household may increase risk of transmission if resuming normal activities. Precautions should be taken to protect the vulnerable household members.
  • Monitor for signs and symptoms of the illness, COVID-19, to include:
    • Fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, loss of smell or taste, muscle pain, &/or sore throat
  • Anyone who is feeling ill should stay home
    • A person ill with COVID-19 symptoms should remain isolated at home for no less than 7 days from onset of symptoms, or 3 days past fever whichever is longer.
    • Consult with your healthcare provider.
  • If you are ill, you can be tested for COVID-19 at one of the following locations:
    • Ampla Health - Orland
    • Ampla Health - Hamilton City
    • First Care Medical - Orland
    • Glenn Medical Center - Willows
    • Northern Valley Indian Health – Willows
    • Optum Serv Testing Site: