QOTD: Listeners We Need Your Help

Mar 27, 2020

Hello, listeners! We need your help.

We’re one of the most gregarious species on the planet and now we’re being asked to keep a distance from one another.  How many people did you used to see on a day? How many do you interact with now? How stir-crazy are you getting? Let us know. 

Call 433.9216, leave a brief message, and maybe we’ll even play it on the radio. Stay safe, stay sane!

QOTD: Listeners We Need Your Help

Mar 25, 2020

Hello, listeners! We need your help.


If you’re at home with kids because school is closed, how’s that going for you? And for them? Or, if you’re still working, how are you managing daycare?


Call our message line at 433.9216 and let us know so we can share your comments with others.


This post will be updated at 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Get the latest information about coronavirus in the region on our COVID-19 Resource Links Page. 

Last updated on 3/20 at 7:55 p.m. 

The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 1,006 confirmed cases. 

Note: The following numbers reflect the information received by local health jurisdictions as of 6 p.m. PDT March 19. More current numbers may be available from local health jurisdictions.



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: Get the latest update on coronavirus in the North State.

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

Reconstruction continues with Camp Fire survivors continuing to apply for building permits at a brisk pace, while federal and state aid home-rehabilitation funds are being partly reconfigured into deferred-payment, low-interest loans to help fire survivors rebuild.

Meanwhile, there’s more clarity about trees at risk for toppling across privately-owned roads, including information vital for those who took initiative and removed the trees themselves. 


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.