TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - Tehama County was added to the California Department of Public Health coronavirus watchlist on Sunday, Aug 23.
Health officials say that Tehama County is experiencing elevated case counts and had issued a warning for possible placement on the watchlist on Friday, Aug 21.
The Tehama County Health Services Agency has reported a total of 364 confirmed coronavirus cases.
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The CDPH website cites household contacts and social gatherings, as well as transmission in workplaces and group camping trips for the increased case count.
Health officials recommend measures like increasing the number of contract tracers in the county, quarantining all early release parolees, and reviewing school reopening plans to address the elevated case count.
For a complete look at the CDPH watchlist click here.