On March 31, 2020, Plumas County Public Health received notification of a positive COVID-19 test result from Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center for a resident in the east area of Plumas County. During the investigation, several close contacts were identified and tested for COVID-19, and all were requested to remain in quarantine. Today, April 2, 2020, Public Health was notified by Shasta County Public Health lab that a household contact of the original patient has also tested positive for COVID-19; all other close contacts tested negative. The recommended self-quarantine of all close contacts is still in effect. Public Health will continue to monitor all those who are self-quarantined and the investigation is on-going. The positive household contact is not symptomatic at this time. There are now two identified cases of COVID-19 in Plumas County.
If you have any questions please contact the Plumas County COVID-19 informational phone line 530- 283-6400 or send an e-mail to COVID19@countyofplumas.com or visit our website at www.plumascounty.us