Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Updated April 3, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

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Local, State and Federal Resources

  1. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (6)

    Nevada County Public Health Reports the First COVID-19 Related Death

    Nevada County Public Health is reporting the first Nevada County death related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For additional information on the Stay-at-Home Order and recommendations, please visit Read on...
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    Stay Home & Save Lives from COVID-19

    Nevada County Public Health needs your help in combating coronavirus in our community. At this critical time, you can make an important contribution to the battle against COVID-19 by sheltering in place. Read on...
  3. Gold Country Service Alert

    Gold Country Stage & Lift Service Alert

    Due to issues surrounding COVID-19 including a 60 percent decrease in ridership, Gold Country Stage and Gold Country Lift will begin operating on a reduced service schedule. Read on...

    Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Frequently Asked Questions

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed on Friday, March 27. The state of California issued a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions document to help make sense of the new relief legislation. Read on...
  5. State Park Press Release

    California State Parks Takes Additional Steps to Help Slow Down the Spread of COVID-19

    California State Parks is temporarily closing vehicle access to 59 additional state parks and beaches to avoid dangerous visitation surges and help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Read on...
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    Supervisors Launch Nevada County COVID-19 Business Task Force

    Last Friday, over seventy-five business and nonprofit leaders participated in a kick-off video call to launch the “Nevada County COVID-19 Business Task Force,” co-chaired by Board Chair Heidi Hall and Vice Chair Dan Miller. Read on...
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    Interfaith Food Ministry Urgently Needs Volunteers

    Interfaith Food Ministry is currently experiencing a shortage of volunteers due to the statewide Order to Stay at Home. Read on...
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    All WIC Services are Available by Phone or Video Chat

    All WIC services are available by phone or video chat. Community members should call their local clinic to enroll or certify, obtain future food benefits, reschedule, get breastfeeding help, or to get questions answered. Read on...
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    Nevada County Public Health Reports Fourth Person with Confirmed COVID-19

    The person who was diagnosed is an adult who resides in Eastern Nevada County, and self-isolated while symptomatic. California’s Stay-At-Home Order is more important than ever to help protect the community. Read on...
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    Nevada County Public Health Clarifies "Stay-at-Home" for Short-term Rentals

    Nevada County Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has issued a local Order to clarify that short-term lodging should not be used to house people for non-essential needs such as short-term vacation rentals, including hotels, motels, and condominiums. Read on...
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    Nevada County Public Health Reports Third Person with Confirmed COVID-19

    The adult, who resides in Western Nevada County, recently traveled outside the country. At this time, it appears COVID-19 was acquired during international travel. California’s Stay-At-Home Order is more important than ever to help protect the community. Read on...
  12. NewsFlash - CodeRED Shelter in Place Notice

    CodeRED Alert on Requirements of California’s Stay at Home Order on Tuesday Morning, March 24th

    A CodeRED Alert will go to all Nevada County residents on Tuesday morning, March 24th, to inform everyone about the requirements of California's Stay at Home Order. Those subscribed to CodeRED will receive notifications staggered throughout the morning. Read on...
  13. Coronavirus NewsFlash - 2nd Confirmed Case

    Nevada County Public Health Reports Second Person with Confirmed COVID-19

    This case appears to be a community transmission case. Community transmission is occurring in many parts of California and ­only reinforces the need for social distancing and California’s Stay-At-Home Order. Read on...
  14. BOS NewsFlash

    Nevada County’s Public Meeting Protocol in Response to Coronavirus COVID-19

    Nevada County will continue to convene its regularly scheduled public meetings of the Board of Supervisors. The Board Supervisors will attend meetings remotely and will participate in the meeting to the same extent as if they were present. Read on...
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    Nevada County Limits Public Counter Services and Temporarily Close Buildings Starting March 19th

    To protect the community and slow the spread of COVID-19, the County of Nevada is temporarily closing County facilities to the public beginning Thursday, March 19th. Read on...
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    Nevada County Public Health Reports First Confirmed Case of COVID-19

    Nevada County is announcing its first laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The person is an adult, resides in Eastern County, and has been isolated at home. Read on...
  17. Library Logo NewsFlash

    All Nevada County Libraries Temporarily Closed through April 12, 2020

    Beginning March 16th, all Nevada County Library locations will be closed to the public through April 12th in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus in our community. Various programs are being developed into virtual formats to be accessed from home. Nevada County Library's Open except...
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    Nevada County Public Health Confirms 10 Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19

    Nevada County has had ten persons under investigation for coronavirus, nine of whom have tested negative for COVID-19. The one that is currently under investigation is being tested, and there are still no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nevada County. Read on...
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    Nevada County Declares Local Health Emergency to Increase Coronavirus Response Resources

    Nevada County is declaring a local health emergency and local emergency in response to the emerging, rapidly evolving situation and increasing spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19. There are no known cases of coronavirus in Nevada County currently. Read on...
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    3/1 Update: Still No Cases of Coronavirus in Nevada County

    There are no known cases of coronavirus in Nevada County currently. Local health care providers are partnering closely with Nevada County Public Health to be able to quickly respond if a possible coronavirus case were to happen here. Read on...
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    Public Health Launches 211 Call Center and Updated Website to Encourage Community Preparedness

    Coronavirus is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and Public Health will provide local, updated information at Public Health has also activated Connecting Point's Call Center to answer community questions. Read on...
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    2/27 Update: No Cases of Coronavirus in Nevada County

    The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) remains in the media and of concern to many, so the Nevada County Public Health Department created a new “News and Updates” tab on our website, in an effort to keep the community better informed. Read on...
  23. Coronavirus Home and Residence Disinfection Guidance NCDEH_Page_1_NewsFlash

    Cleaning Recommendations for Homes with Known/Suspected Coronavirus Infections

    These recommendations are based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and will be updated as needed and as additional information becomes available. Recommendations are given for cleaning, laundry and disposal of waste. Read on...
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    1/28 Update: No Cases of Coronavirus in Nevada County

    Due to recent inquiries and to promote the health and safety of residents, the Public Health Department is closely monitoring the recent coronavirus outbreak in China. There have been no suspected or confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nevada County. Read on...