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COVID-19 Status Update for 08/05/2022

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for August 5, 2022 includes: Public Health Hosts Back-to-School Town Halls; Wastewater Surveillance isn’t just for COVID-19 Anymore; Know your COVID-19 Community Level; and updated local COVID-… Read More

COVID-19 Status Update for 05/05/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for May 5 includes guidance on face coverings at sporting events; upcoming community vaccination events, an appeal from firefighters to get vaccinated, 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.


Guidance on Face Coverings and Sporting Events

Youth sports are back in action, and Marin County Public Health is working to make sure the surge in exercise and crowds doesn’t lead to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Public Health officials have heard reports of kids, parents, and other spectators being maskless, which is in violation of public health guidelines.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing face coverings at outdoor sports whether participants and spectators are fully vaccinated or not. For both indoor and outdoor sporting activities, athletes should wear face coverings when not participating (on the sidelines) and worn by coaches, support staff, and observers at all times. See the California Department of Public Health’s recommendations on recreational sports.


Mobile Vaccine Sites: Upcoming Schedule

Marin County Public Health will close its two largest COVID-19 vaccination sites in San Rafael at the end of May as it shifts its approach to offer the free and life-saving vaccine in neighborhoods around the county. Starting May 10, first doses are no longer available at the Marin Health and Wellness Campus on Kerner Boulevard or Marin Center (Marin County Fairgrounds), but both sites will remain open through May 29 to fulfill second-dose needs. No appointments are necessary; just show up with personal identification.  

Mobile teams can provide up to 500 vaccinations per visit and are part of an effort to remove barriers to access the shot, especially in communities where few or no vaccination options exist. See Public Health’s full news release about the shift in vaccination efforts. 

Here is the schedule for Thursday and Friday:

  • May 6: Northgate Shopping Center – 5800 Northgate Drive, San Rafael (9:30am to 2:30pm)
  • May 6: Ritter Center – 16 Ritter Street, San Rafael (9:30am to 2:30pm)
  • May 6: The Village at Corte Madera – 1618 Redwood Highway, Corte Madera (10:00am to 6:00pm)
  • May 7: Marin City Health and Wellness – 630 Drake Avenue, Marin City (9:30am to 2:30pm)
  • May 7: Hamilton Community Center – 503 South Palm Drive, Novato (8:00am to 1:30pm)
  • May 7: Venetia Valley School – 177 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael (9:30am to 2:30pm)

Find a complete list of clinics, pharmacies, hospitals, and out-of-county vaccine options on Marin HHS’ vaccine finder webpage. 


Firefighters Take Stand Against COVID-19

As front-line responders, firefighters have seen the effects and devastation of the pandemic firsthand, and they are trusted and respected members of their communities. Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced the State of California is joining forces with the California Fire Foundation to reduce the virus’ spread by encouraging vaccination.


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


+ 9

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 14 Days)


+ 1

Total Cumulative Deaths


+ 1

Cumulative COVID-19 Hospitalizations


+ 0

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations


- 2

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census


+ 0

Tests Conducted Among Marin Residents


+ 562


COVID-19 Vaccination Data

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Marin residents vaccinated with at least one dose


+ 150

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




Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Yesterday

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative


+ 0

Positive Patients at Facilities current


+ 0

Positive Staff at Facilities current



Facility Patient Deaths


+ 0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths




State COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Yesterday

California Confirmed Cases


+ 1,388

California Deaths


+ 97


Other Marin County Data Dashboards:

Vaccination Data

School -based COVID-19 Transmission Data

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


Stay Informed

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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      
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  • Tweet & share this update with your friends on Twitter!