Plumas County to ask governor to reopen local economy

Plumas County officials are requesting some local flexibility in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.

Posted: May 5, 2020 2:47 PM

PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. – Plumas County officials are requesting some local flexibility in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.

In preparing for the request to be granted or Gov. Newsom to authorize the state to re-open some businesses, Plumas County has initiated a collaboration with its local Chamber of Commerce to create a plan.

The Plumas County COVID-19 Response Team and Chamber of Commerce developed a template each business can use as they focus on reopening. It’s not mandatory, but each business must prepare a plan addressing the steps they will implement to safeguard against the spread of coronavirus.

In the county's letter to the governor, Plumas County Health Officer, Dr. Mark Satterfield, said they made progress meeting the six defined indicators in California's roadmap to recovery, requesting medication to the stay-at-home order.

"We also ask that any loosening of the stay-at-home order does not rely on an essential/non-essential framework, but rather one based on a continuum of risk with local flexibility," Health Officer Satterfield said in his letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom. "In a state as large and diverse as California there are regions which may require differing levels of non-pharmacologic control of the pandemic and we are ready to gradually and safely reopen our economy, starting with Phase 2 and our lower-risk settings."

Plumas County has four confirmed coronavirus cases and four recovered. Over 470 people have been tested in the county, according to their public health department.

Friday, May 1, rural Modoc County became the first in the state to reopen. Read More

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