What You Need To Know: COVID-19 Resource Links

Mar 13, 2020
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This page includes local, state and federal resources and media outlets providing information about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


North State Public Radio: Listen to the latest COVID-19 Special Program from NSPR. Listen every day from 8:39 to 9 a.m. or 6:30 to 7 p.m.


Butte County Public Health Department: A nationally accredited health department offers the latest on COVID-19.

Glenn County Health and Human Services (HHSA): Latest updates

Tehama County Health Services Agency (TCHSA): Latest updates

Shasta County (HHSA): Latest updates


The novel Corona virus continues spreading in California, though authorities have identified only a single case in the North State.


Public health officials in Shasta County say the patient, a man in his 50s, is in isolation at home.


Statewide, officials have confirmed 157 cases in the state, excluding passengers from the Grand Princess, a cruise ship that docked in Oakland Monday.

Chico State

In an attempt to reduce exposure among students, faculty and staff, Chico State announced today it will suspend classes beginning Friday as health authorities monitor the first cases of Covid-19 in the North State.


On-line classes will not be affected. At this time, classes are scheduled to resume March 25. The move effectively adds three days to spring break, already scheduled for next week.


The once far off ailment that has sparked panic on financial markets has reached the North State. Shasta County officials have confirmed one case, while Butte County authorities awaiting the results of tests conducted on two people who may have contracted Covid-19. A third potential case proved negative. 

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The Corona virus or Covid-19 has arrived in the North State with one confirmed case and two others awaiting lab results. 


The confirmed case is in Redding. Health officials in Shasta County say the patient, a man in his 50s, is recovering in isolation at home. Authorities believe the man contracted the ailment while traveling.

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The rapidly spreading novel flu-like virus joins more typical concerns, namely water and water policy, before the Butte County Board of Supervisors.

With public health officials saying they’re now monitoring three possible cases in Butte County, the board is expected to ratify a declaration of a local health emergency issued Friday by the county’s public health officer. The local designation frees up funding and allows officials to reassign employees.

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Containment of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 appears less and less likely. The number of cases in China continues rising, and recent outbreaks in South Korea and Italy are causing alarm.  


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that the virus is also in the U.S. and could potentially overload hospitals if the virus causes an epidemic.