On July 22, the CDC reported the level of Covid in the community by county
Tuolumne County Public Health A 70-year-old man and woman and an 80-year-old woman have died from Covid-19. Tuolumne has a total of 189 residents, with 41 deaths from Covid-19 this year since the pandemic began.
There are 210 new laboratory-confirmed community cases and 41 Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) inmate cases, with 13 hospitalizations between Saturday, July 16 and today, Friday, July 22. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reported 66 active cases at SCC. There are 200 active cases out of 252 in the community.
Newly reported community cases of Covid-19 this week include 21 cases aged 17 and under and 97 cases aged 60 and over. New covid demographics: 8 girls and 7 boys between 0 and 11 years, 2 girls and 4 boys between 12 and 17 years, 11 women, 12 men and 1 person between 18 and 29 years, 24 women, 18 men and 2 more in their 30s 11 women and 10 men in their 40s, 14 women and 7 men in their 50s, 10 women and 21 men in their 60s, 20 women and 11 men in their 70s, 9 women and 4 men in their 80s, 3 women and 1 man over 90. .
The overall rate of current cases, the 14-day average for Tuolumne County, fell from 55.4 to 51.5 per 100,000 population. A further 258 people are believed to have been released from isolation, bringing the total to 12,493. The positive rate of the 7-day test is 21.7% from 21.4%.
Protect yourself and those around you from COVID-19:
- getting vaccinated; Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacy about the flu vaccine
- Wear a mask in public, especially indoors
- Stay home when you are sick!
- Keep your distance as much as possible and avoid crowds
- Wash hands frequently and clean surfaces
monkey pox Tuolumne Public Health has 434 probable and confirmed cases in California (up 184 from last week), with none in Tuolumne County. In this case, the risk to the general public is considered low. While California is working to increase the amount of vaccine available, current availability is very limited. There is currently no vaccine available in Tuolumne County. For more information, including how to prevent monkeypox, go here.
Calaveras Public Health Weekly updates on Tuesdays. They reported the death of a 70-year-old woman and an 80-year-old man from COVID-19. From July 13 to July 19, there were 97 new laboratory-confirmed cases. The number of cases is down from 103 new lab-confirmed cases among residents a week ago. They reported 89 active cases, 61 active cases last week, and two deaths. Calaveras has 131 residents, with 37 deaths from Covid-19 this year since the pandemic began. There is one active Covid hospitalization to report.
Calaveras will return to its highest (orange) Covid level in two weeks. Tuolumne has been at the Community High since June 24th. Check out the levels from a month ago here. Most of the state’s counties are at the highest Community level, as determined by the CDC, based on rates of new hospitalizations and inpatient beds based on current rates of new cases per 100,000 population over the past 7 days. Community transmission remains the highest everywhere except Mono County.
COVID-19 test If you test positive or have been exposed to COVID-19 – Isolation Instructions (click here) To make an appointment for testing at the testing site: https://lhi.care/covidtesting
The Mother Lode Test is open 7 days a week from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, and for dining from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The State Proving Ground at Mother Lode Fairgrounds has begun testing here to look at operations in detail.
- Home test kits can be ordered for free at https://www.covid.gov/tests.
- Families with school-age children can apply for free kits by contacting the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools.
- The Department of Public Health has a limited number of free kits available at home (please note, as a medical facility, masks are always required in our lobby).
- Home test kits can be purchased at pharmacies.
- Other testing sites near the area can be found at: https://myturn.ca.gov/testing.html
A vaccine against the COVID-19 virus Children 6 months to 5 years old are now eligible for the COVID vaccine. The Tuolumne Public Health team has added vaccinations to our clinic schedule starting next week, or families can contact their child’s health care provider. Appointments for June 27, June 29, or July 1 at the health department on Cedar Road in Sonora are available at myturn.ca.gov. For more information, click here: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-authorizes-moderna-and-pfizer-biontech-covid-19- vaccines – children
More information about the Covid Vaccine Booster shots can be found at: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/clinical-considerations/covid-19-vaccines-us.html. Appointments in Tuolumne and Calaveras can be made through myturn.ca.gov or by calling 833-422-4255 or through local pharmacies, more details here.
||In the hospital
||EST. 2022 in total||All cases (all deaths)|
7/11 through 7/18
|Calaveras 7/13 – 7/19||97||0||3,401||8,036
|Butterfly 7/15 to 7/21||54||two||2,065||3,855
7/15 to 7/22
|Tuolumne 7/9 to 7/15||251||13||7,424||15,709 (189)|
|Colors indicate CDC Community Level: Green-low, Yellow-medium, Orange-high|