COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 15,865 Cases, 374 Deaths, 157,800 Tests

COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 15,865 Cases, 374 Deaths, 157,800 Tests

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 15,865 confirmed cases and 374 deaths. As of April 6, local health departments have reported 269 confirmed positive cases in health care workers. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public […]

Sheriff’s Deputies May Cite Violators in Covid-19 “Essential Travel” Updated Education & Enforcement.

Sheriff’s Deputies May Cite Violators in Covid-19 “Essential Travel” Updated Education & Enforcement.

Sonora, CA…Tuolumne County Health Officer Dr. Eric Sergienko released updated orders for our county yesterday. The order specifically outlines what “essential travel” means and what activities “essential travel” includes. In addition to the clarification from the county health officer, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Unites States Forest Service have increased their efforts to close […]

Red Cross Blood Drive at CUSD District Office on April 9th! Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Red Cross Blood Drive at CUSD District Office on April 9th!  Schedule Your Appointment Today!

San Andreas, CA…Give Now During Blood Shortage. Healthy donors who are feeling well needed now. Schedule your appointment today. THURSDAY, APRIL 9th 9am – 3pm. Community Blood Drive, Calaveras Unified District Office, Instructional Media Center 3304 Highway 12, San Andreas **Due to social distancing** please make an appointment at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: Calaveras) or call […]

California to Send 500 State-Owned Ventilators to the National Stockpile to Help States in Need

California to Send 500 State-Owned Ventilators to the National Stockpile to Help States in Need

Sacramento, CA…Recognizing that states like New York are experiencing immediate supply shortages as a result of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California would help meet this moment by loaning 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile inventory. “California is stepping up to help our fellow Americans in New York and across the […]

Ebbetts Pass Resident is 5th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Calaveras County

Ebbetts Pass Resident is 5th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Calaveras County

Arnold, CA…The 5th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 has been reported in Calaveras County. Over the weekend, Calaveras Public Health confirmed a new case of novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the County is now five. Two of the five cases have since recovered. This additional positive case is an […]

FDA Coordinates National Effort to Develop Blood-Related Therapies for COVID-19

FDA Coordinates National Effort to Develop Blood-Related Therapies for COVID-19

Washington, DC…The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continues to play a critical role in accelerating medical countermeasures to treat and prevent COVID-19. As part of the response to this pandemic, the agency is taking the lead on a national effort to facilitate the development of, and access to, two investigational therapies derived from human blood. […]

President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus April 4th Update

President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus April 4th Update

Washington, DC…It’s a busy time.  Very busy time.  And let me begin by again expressing our support, solidarity, and love for the people of our great country.  We’re fighting for you and we’re enduring all of this together.  And we will soon prevail together.  We’re making a lot of progress. We appreciate all of the […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 13,438 Cases, 319 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 13,438 Cases, 319 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 13,438 confirmed cases and 319 deaths. As of April 4, local health departments have reported 197 confirmed positive cases in health care workers. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public […]

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

San Andreas, CA….Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center today announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of the new coronavirus. Virtual urgent care visits are being encouraged as an initial care option for anyone who would like to discuss […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 12,026 Cases, 276 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 12,026 Cases, 276 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 12,026 confirmed cases and 276 deaths. As of April 3, local health departments have reported 175 confirmed positive cases in health care workers. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 10,701 Cases, 237 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 10,701 Cases, 237 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 10,701 confirmed cases and 237 deaths. As of April 2, local health departments have reported 156 confirmed positive cases in health care workers. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public […]

4th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Calaveras County

4th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Calaveras County

San Andreas, CA…On Friday, April 3, 2020, Calaveras Public Health confirmed a new case of novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county is now four. Two of the four cases have since recovered. This additional positive case is an adult female from Valley Springs. Testing occurred outside of […]

Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation Says Thank You For Helping the Hospital Get Ready!

Mark Twain Medical Center Foundation Says Thank You For Helping the Hospital Get Ready!

San Andreas, CA…Good afternoon, Our hospital is readying for a predicted surge of patients who may arrive at Mark Twain Medical Center in the next two weeks. We want to thank you, our donors, whether your gift was ten years ago or last week – you helped us be prepared for today. Specifically, The CT […]

BAT Working on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Through US Bio-Tech Subsidiary. Potential to Manufacture 1-3 Million Doses of Vaccine Per Week

BAT Working on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Through US Bio-Tech Subsidiary.  Potential to Manufacture 1-3 Million Doses of Vaccine Per Week

Owensboro, KY…BAT’s US bio-tech subsidiary, Kentucky BioProcessing (KBP), is developing a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and is now in pre-clinical testing. If testing goes well, BAT is hopeful that, with the right partners and support from government agencies, between 1 and 3 million doses of the vaccine could be manufactured per week, beginning in June. […]

Face Covering Recommendation to General Public During COVID-19 Outbreak

Face Covering Recommendation to General Public During COVID-19 Outbreak

San Andreas, CA…On April 1, 2020, Calaveras County Health Officer, Dean Kelaita, MD in coordination with Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Public Health Officer and Director, Sonia Andell, MD, MPH, released guidance on face coverings for the general public. The guidance instructs the use of cloth face coverings for the general public when outside […]

Mark Twain Medical Center is Here For You 24/7

Mark Twain Medical Center is Here For You 24/7

San Andreas, CA…Dignity Health is offering additional resources to answer your questions and help you navigate challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. In times of social distancing and sheltering in place, we remain committed to keeping you connected. We have introduced two new platforms that are accessible 24 hours a day from the comfort of […]

Essential Travel Only in Calaveras County & Recreation Areas Closed

Essential Travel Only in Calaveras County & Recreation Areas Closed

San Andreas & Angels Camp, CA…In accordance with the Governor’s Stay at Home order and the statement from Calaveras County Sheriff Rick DiBasilio made today, the Calaveras County Office of Emergency Services in partnership with the City of Angels is requesting visitors to Calaveras County suspend travel plans until the State order is lifted. Honoring […]

Amador County Public Health Confirms Third COVID-19 Case

Amador County Public Health Confirms Third COVID-19 Case

Amador County, CA…The Amador County Public Health Department confirms an additional positive case of COVID-19 in an elderly Amador County resident. This new diagnosis is travel-associated and is not linked to community transmission. The individual is currently isolated at home and recovering. All household members and close contacts of this new case have been contacted, […]

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

San Andreas, CA….Dignity Health Mark Twain Medical Center today announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of the new coronavirus. Virtual urgent care visits are being encouraged as an initial care option for anyone who would like to discuss […]

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