Tuolumne County Health
Sonora, Calif. – Today, Tuolumne County Public Health reports five new cases of COVID-19. Recently confirmed COVID-19 positive individuals are in isolation. Public health also describes in detail that five cases belong to two different households, each with several cases. There are 12 active cases, none of which are currently hospitalized, and one previously isolated case has recovered.
Tuolumn County is at level 3 of the state’s orange level. More about risk categories in the state’s 4-tier color coding system for business recovery can be found here.
A total of 249 have passed the COVID-19 test this year, and 219 are reported to have recovered. A total of 14 recovered prisoners are among the positive cases in Tuolumne County.
|Daily cases of COVID-19|
||Active||Date||New today||Hospital /
|Amounts (cumulative) of COVID-19 cases|
||Restored (increase)||Total positives||Death|
|Merced||8,881 (+40)||9 314||152|
|Saint Joaquin||20,008 (+61)||21 187||484|
|Stanislav||16 508 (24)||17 130||388|
For county population and other county-level statistics, see our page here.
If you have symptoms similar to COVID, isolate yourself and contact your healthcare provider or Adventist health service at 209-536-5166 Monday through Friday or 209-536-5000 after hours. If you need immediate medical attention, call in advance and contact an ambulance or emergency department. You can also visit www.valleycovidhelp.com for more information.
The free state test site, now on display in Calaveras County, will be moved to Mother Lode in Sonora in late October. The site will be open for testing from Tuesday, November 3. Testing appointments can begin a few days before the opening day at www.lhicare.com/covidtesting.
The test site at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds is open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The site offers to check children from 3 years old (accompanied by parents or guardians). Tuolumn County Public Health encourages anyone concerned about the potential impact to be screened and key employees to be tested every two weeks.
It is important that people continue to follow the guidelines for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including:
- Keep practicing physical distancing. Keep 6 feet of space between yourself and other people who are not part of your family. Stay in your home bubble!
- Wear a face mask in public.
- Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
- Avoid meetings of any size with people who are not part of your family.
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Avoid unnecessary travel and limit your walks to the most important tasks.
Thank you for your support and efforts to protect the safety and health of our community