Glenn County to increase response to coronavirus

Glenn County Public Health Officials announced Monday they have activated the Emergency Operations Center in order to coordinate a unified response to coronavirus. A local emergency in Glenn County has been declared.

Posted: Mar 16, 2020 3:01 PM

WILLOWS, Calif. – Glenn County Public Health Officials announced Monday they have activated the Emergency Operations Center in order to coordinate a unified response to coronavirus.

Glenn County continues to have no confirmed cases as of Monday afternoon, according to health officials.

However, Glenn County health officials said they have moved from preparedness and readiness to response operations due to community spread in several parts of California.

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The Deputy Director of the Office of Emergency Services and the Glenn County Health Officer met Monday to coordinate and proclaim both a local emergency and a local health emergency. The proclamations will permit county officials to conduct actions to further protect the health and safety of its residents.

Starting Tuesday, March 17 at the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office, doors will be closed to the public. CCW’s and dog licenses will not be processed during this time. There will also be no visitation allowed at the Glenn County Jail, according to health officials.

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The Glenn County Probation Office will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17. No testing will take place during this time and officers will conduct any necessary communication through the phone.

Glenn County Public Health, along with California’s guidance, is recommending several precautions, Read More

The Glenn County Emergency Operations Center will coordinate essential resources to provide for continued services to vulnerable populations and healthcare facilities.

Glenn County now has a dedicated webpage for COVID-19 updates, Click Here

For more information, contact the Glenn County Public Health at 934-6588, Butte-Glenn 2-1-1.

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