Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 11.
Butte County Public Health officials are urging people to take action. Health officials say Butte County could move back into the red tier by next week if transmission rates do not slow. That would mean businesses and restaurants would have to close indoor operations just as northern California braces for cold weather.
Wildfire survivors may be eligible for assistance regarding food. Disaster CalFresh food benefits are available for those impacted by the Slater, Glass, or Zogg fires. You need to apply between Nov. 16 and 20. Call your county number or apply online. Mendocino: 1-877-327-1677, Shasta: 1-877-652-0731, Siskiyou: 530-841-2700.
Shasta County is also seeing an increase in 'community transmission'. The agency says it is expecting to see a surge in cases. Public Health says the county's case rate jumped to 20.2 percent almost double from last week's 10.4 percent. Public Health is urging people to avoid large gatherings and to limit time spent with people within your household.
The president will mark this Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery holding with tradition, the president and first lady will lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. The vice president performed that honor last Veterans Day. Today's ceremony happens at 11 a.m. eastern time.
States cite smooth election, despite Trump's baseless claims
A week after the election, president-elect Joe Biden says he is confident Republicans will embrace him as the winner. Even so, high ranking republicans remain silent about the Trump campaign launching legal challenges. The administration is still blocking the transition as president-elect Biden prepares his cabinet.