Tuolumne County Public Health
Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Public Health reports five new COVID-19 cases today. The newly confirmed COVID-1
Tuolumne County is in the state’s Tier 3 Orange moderate level. More about the risk categories in the state’s 4 Tier color-coded Blueprint system for business reopening is detailed here.
A total of 249 have tested positive for COVID-19 this year, and 219 are reported as recovered. A total of 14 inmates who have recovered are included in Tuolumne County number of positive cases.
|Daily COVID-19 cases|
|Total (cumulative) COVID-19 cases|
||Recovered (increase)||Total positive||Deaths: Dead|
|Saint Joaquin||20,008 (+61)||21,187||484|
For county population and other statistics at county level, you can see our page here.
If you have COVID-like symptoms, isolate yourself and contact your healthcare provider or Adventist Health Triage Line at 209-536-5166 Mon-Fri or 209-536-5000 after hours. If you need immediate medical attention, please call and go to the Rapid Care or Emergency Department. You can also visit www.valleycovidhelp.com for more information.
The free test site, currently located at Calaveras County Fairgrounds, is moving to Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora in late October. The site will be open for testing starting Tuesday, November 3rd. Appointments can be made for testing starting a few days before the opening day at www.lhicare.com/covidtesting.
The test site at Calaveras County Fairgrounds is open Tuesday – Saturday from 7 to 19. The site offers to test children ages 3 and older (accompanied by a parent or guardian). Tuolumne County Public Health encourages anyone concerned about possible exposure to be tested, and key employees are encouraged to be tested every two weeks.
It is important that people continue to follow prevention guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:
- Practice physical distance at all times. Keep 6 feet between yourself and others who are not part of your household. Stay in your household bubble!
- Wear a face mask in public.
- Wash your hands thoroughly and often.
- Avoid gatherings of any size with people who are not part of your household.
- Stay home if you are sick.
- Avoid unnecessary travel and limit your excursions to important tasks.
Thank you for your support and efforts to protect the safety and health of our society