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COVID-19 Status Update for 06/21/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for June 21 includes a way to request your digital vaccine record and updated local COVID-19 data.

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COVID-19 Status Update for 05/03/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for May 3 includes an appeal to those who have missed their second dose; a brush-up lesson in handwashing; Vaccine Q&A sessions planned for this week; and updated local COVID-19 data.

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published weekdays and as needed to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to keep the local economy running. We remain here for you.

 

Missed Your Second Shot? Public Health can Help  

Marin County continues to make great vaccination progress and is the top county in the state in terms of the percentage of eligible residents receiving at least one dose of the vaccine (82.9%). However, new data reveals that out of nearly 174,000 local people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine, 5,418 (or 3%) have missed their second shot with more than six weeks passing since the initial dose.

It may be obvious, but a two dose vaccine regimen is most effected when both doses are administered. The Pfizer vaccine is only 50% effective after one dose, but is nearly 95% effective two weeks after the second dose is given. Skipping the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination series reduces efficacy and, potentially, the lifespan of your immunity.

Anyone who missed their second vaccine can obtain a second dose shot at any of Marin County Public Health’s mass vaccine sites, regardless of where they obtained their first dose.  No appointment required, just bring your vaccination card:

  • Tuesday – Saturday, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM:  Marin Center (20 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael)
  • Wednesday – Friday, 4:00 PM to 7:45 PM: Marin Health and Wellness Center (3240 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael)

In addition, many commercial pharmacies provide second doses, even if you obtained your first dose from a different provider. Review available vaccine sites in Marin by visiting GetVaccinatedMarin.org.

 

Do Your Handwashing Skills Pass the Test?

Handwashing is a fundamental task to help stop COVID-19, so specialists the Environmental Health Division of our Marin County Community Development Agency used bluelight technology to demonstrate how a typical, quick, “do it with your eyes closed” handwashing session just doesn’t cut it. Check out how much bacteria remains on the hands during this demonstration and challenge yourself to become a world-class handwashing champion.  

 

Join Our Vaccine Q&As  

If you have questions about the vaccine, we offer webinars that cover all the facts and figures plus the truth about some myths and misinformation. The webinars are offered in English and Spanish through May 27.  

Q&A in English:  Every Tuesday & Thursday, 9 a.m. 

  -  Join the session on your computer or smartphone. 

  -  Call (408) 638-0968 and use meeting code 9948 0065 846# 

  -  View Event flyer 

Q&A in Spanish: Every Thursday, 11 a.m. 

  -  Join the session on your computer or smartphone. 

  -  Or call (408) 638-0968 and use meeting code 9948 0065 846# 

  -  View event flyer 

 

 

COVID-19 Data Update:

Below is a summary of today’s data now available on Marin Data & Surveillance webpage. View the page for a broader range of data, plus interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race, and city/town/geographic region. Questions about the data? See our Data FAQ or contact us.

Looking for daily data trends? Our Marin Data & Surveillance webpage  uses Tableau dashboards to visualize the impact of COVID-19 in Marin County. Under each dashboard are links to datasets available on Marin County's Open Data Portal.

COVID-19 Case Data

Today’s Report

Change from Yesterday

Total Confirmed Cumulative Cases

11,748

+ 8

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 14 Days)

115

+ 4

Total Cumulative Deaths

181

+ 0

Cumulative COVID-19 Hospitalizations

384

+ 0

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

5

- 3

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census

1

- 1

Tests Conducted Among Marin Residents

453,378

N/A*

*At the time of publication, today’s testing count was not available due to an issue with CalREDIE, the state’s COVID-19 testing database. We anticipate the data being available for tomorrow’s report.

COVID-19 Vaccination Data

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Marin residents vaccinated with at least one dose

173,727

+ 728

Percent of Marin population age 16+ who have received at least one dose

82.9%

+ 0.6%

 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Yesterday

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

714

+ 0

Positive Patients at Facilities current

2

+ 0

Positive Staff at Facilities current

6

+ 0

Facility Patient Deaths

134

+ 0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

74.0%

+ 0%

 

State COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Yesterday

California Confirmed Cases

3,643,992

+ 1,512

California Deaths

60,763

+ 15

 

Other Marin County Data Dashboards:

Vaccination Data

School -based COVID-19 Transmission Data

Blueprint for a Safer Economy (“tier status”) Data

 

Stay Informed

Follow the County of Marin on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor or subscribe to our status updates. Visit MarinHHS.org/coronavirus for resources to stay connected on the issue.

Helpful Links and Online Resources:

 

Contact Us. We Are Here for You.

Have questions?  We are here to help: contact our COVID-19 Response Team or by phone at (415) 473-7191, Monday through Friday, 10AM to 5PM.

Alternatively, you can contact the statewide COVID-19 Hotline 7 days per week by dialing (833) 422-4255 for general information about state COVID-19 resources.  If you’re looking for medicine, medical attention or have a medical related question, please contact your primary care provider or local health clinic. As a reminder, please only call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency.

 

Spread the Word

How your friends and family can receive these updates:

  • Text "MARIN COVID" to 468311 to receive text message notifications      
  • Subscribe online to receive email notifications
  • Tweet & share this update with your friends on Twitter!