The status update for April 28th, 2020 includes updated Marin County COVID-19 activity, information about how the county is helping the most vulnerable, updated information about our community conversation and a video from Dr. Willis.
COVID-19 activity in Marin:
|Marin Confirmed Cases:||226|
|Marin Persons Tested:||3,394|
|Marin Cases Recovered:||171|
|Marin Hospitalizations cumulative:||43|
|Marin Hospitalizations currently:||2|
|California Confirmed Cases:||46,032|
Residential Care and Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity
|Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative:||22|
|Positive Patients at Facilities current:||1|
|Positive Staff at Facilities cumulative:||25|
|Positive Staff at Facilities current:||6|
|Facilities with positive Patients/Staff:||5|
Visit our Surveillance webpage to view interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender and geographic region. In addition, you can track the total number of local hospital visits due to respiratory illness -like activity, which provides situational awareness and could be an early indicator of potential hospital surge in Marin.
Getting help to the most vulnerable
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of Marin has prioritized proactive measures that prevents Marin’s most vulnerable residents from becoming even more exposed to hardship, whether it be medical, social, or financial.
This important topic will be discussed in an online Community Conversation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. It will feature Benita McLarin, Director of the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), as well as Dr. Lisa Santora, Deputy Public Health Officer.
Read the full news release to learn more about the County of Marin’s response and see how we are helping the most vulnerable.
Community Conversation: Caring for our Vulnerable Populations
While COVID-19 has affected individuals of all ages, genders and races, the virus has been of utmost concern for our more vulnerable communities: seniors, individuals experiencing homelessness, people of color and low-income households. How are these vulnerable groups fairing during the COVID-19 pandemic? And what resources are in place to support these groups as the effects of COVID-19 continue?
Join us for a community conversation as Marin’s top public health experts answer your questions about this important topic.
WHAT: Community Conversation about Caring for our Vulnerable Populations
WHEN: NEW DATE - Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 6:30 PM.
- Benita McLarin, FACHE, Director of Marin County’s Health and Human Services Department
- Lisa Santora, M.D., Deputy Public Health Officer, County of Marin
A video update from your Public Health Officer
Dr. Matt Willis presented today in front of the Marin County Board of Supervisors and provided an update on Marin County’s response to COVID-19.
Where to get the latest information:
- Coronavirus in Marin website (MarinHHS.org/coronavirus)
- Surveillance & Data
- Donation Options
- Subscribe for future status updates
- Archive of past status updates
Have questions? Individuals can contact Marin Health and Human Services with non-medical questions about the coronavirus by calling (415) 473-7191 (Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12-noon and 1pm to 5pm).