Healthcare District News: COVID-19

ACHD will continue to monitor COVID-19 related news throughout our Healthcare Districts. We have complied a list of news articles to serve as a reference for COVID-19 outbreak response procedures.

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News relating to California Healthcare Districts and COVID-19:

Press Releases

Tahoe Hospitals Urge Caution Amid Coronavirus

Tahoe Forest Health System president issues update on COVID-19

Media Conference Call on Coronavirus with NIHD and Mono Public Health Official

Kaweah Delta: Two COVID-19 Press Releases

BVCHD Addresses COVID-19 Concerns

Coronavirus Updates from the Grossmont Healthcare District

Message from regional healthcare providers

Preparedness Plans

Plumas Prepares for Coronavirus

PDH implements COVID-19 preparedness plans

KVHD prepares for coronavirus

Sequoia Healthcare District: Local governments look to revise procedures in face of growing coronavirus concerns

Morongo Basin Healthcare District: County prepares for spread of new disease 

Tri-County Health Care District: Kingsburg CM shares city's COVID-19 plans

Palomar Health: Escondido issues 'COVID-19 Action Plan'

Heffernan board eyes potential COVID-19 threat

Mountain Communities Healthcare District: Trinity takes precautionary steps , no confirmed cases in county so far

Southern Humboldt health care officials ready for COVID-19

Seneca prepares for COVID-19

Hospital Protocols

Salinas: Hospitals in Monterey County erect tents to aid in COVID-19 triage

Healdsburg District Hospital: Regional healthcare facilities on 'virus alert'

Salinas Healthcare District: Preparations set up at Monterey County hospitals for COVID-19 patients

Palomar Health: Local health facilities institute restrictions to slow coronavirus spread

NIHD: Anticipate Visitor Restrictions

John C. Fremont Hospital in Mariposa Announces Beginning Monday, March 9th all Patients, Visitors, and Staff Will Be Screened for Fever and Respiratory Symptoms Prior to Entering the Hospital.

NIHD: Anticipate Visitor Restriction

Concord takes action to help residents affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus: Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay rolls out enhanced assessment center model


Salinas Valley Memorial offers drive-up screening for COVID-19

Strict limits set for coronavirus testing in Tri-Cities 

West Side Health Care District: Testing underway at clinic

Drive- through coronavirus testing site to open at stadium in Lake Elsinore


Kingsburg Health Board gives $75K to deal with COVID-19

Coronavirus: Desert Healthcare District slated to give up to $2.5 million in aid

Selma Health Board earmarks $50k for COVID-19 needs

Desert Healthcare District: District Board allocates $1.3 million to address COVID-19 pandemic

Community Response

Beach Cities: 80 volunteers already signed up for Hermosa Beach community coronavirus assistance effort

Restrictions and Closures

Beach Cities Health District Temporarily Closes Adventureplex and Fitness Center, Postpone or Cancels Events to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Coronavirus Impact: Schools, Universities closures related to COVID-19 in San Francisco Bay Area

L.A. imposes more restrictions on outdoor activities as coronavirus death toll increases

County Update Reports

Mariposa County COVID-19 Daily Status Report Update for Monday, March 23, 2020

Confirmed Cases

Inyo County has first confirmed positive COVID-19 case

Peninsula Health District reports 3 additional COVID-19 deaths

Salinas Healthcare District: Monterey County reports first case of community spread coronavirus

Salinas: 4 confirmed COVID-19 cases as Monterey County shuts down on virus transparency

Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District: County's third COVID-19 case confirmed

7 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tulare County