Covid-19

Precautions, Not Panic To Confront Covid-19

Mar 10, 2020
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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. 

Feared Virus Arrives In North State

Mar 10, 2020
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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.

Covid-19, Water Top Butte Board Agenda

Mar 10, 2020
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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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