WEAVERVILLE, Calif. – Health officials in Trinity County issued a health alert Wednesday afternoon after a positive Covid-19 test result in a symptomatic individual.
Trinity County Public Health officials said anyone who visited any bars in Weaverville on Oct. 16 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., as well as bars and restaurants on Oct. 17 between the hours of 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to monitor for coronavirus symptoms and consider getting tested.
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The Surveillance and Control Team (SCT) said it is currently contacting individuals to ensure all positive cases isolate, and all exposed persons are identified and notified. They added , all close contacts and other exposed persons will be quarantined and monitored for symptoms by PHB-SCT.
Public Health is reminding its residents to respond to correspondence and calls from TCPHB as required for case investigation and contact tracing.
"As a reminder, the need to practice social distancing of at least 6 feet, frequent hand washing and sanitizing of surfaces, as well as wearing a face covering as mandated by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Governor’s Office, remains essential in preventing the spread of COVID-19," said Public Health in a news release. "TCPHB continues to work closely with CDPH, advocating for expanded testing access for Trinity County residents."