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COVID-19 Status Update for 09/21/2020

The status update for September 21, 2020 includes a video update from Dr. Matt Willis; upcoming Webinars for Restaurants & Personal Care businesses; An informational update on local, state and federal protections for tenants… Read More

COVID-19 Status Update for 05/14/2020

The status update for May 14th, 2020 includes updated Marin COVID-19 activity, information about new guidelines and reopening planning tools for retail and manufacturing businesses, and an overview of our Marin COVID-19 Response video playlist.

COVID-19 activity in Marin

Marin Confirmed Cases: 279
Marin Deaths: 14
Marin Persons Tested: 8,450
Marin Cases Recovered: 223
Marin Hospitalizations cumulative: 48
Marin Hospitalizations currently: 3
California Confirmed Cases: 74,785
California Deaths: 3,048

Residential Care and Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative: 34
Positive Patients at Facilities current: 3
Positive Staff at Facilities cumulative: 33
Positive Staff at Facilities current: 7
Facilities with positive Patients/Staff: 4

Visit our Data & Surveillance webpage to view interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race 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.

Today, we launched Marin County Indicators for Assessing Progress on Containing COVID-19. This webpage provides data related to indicators that are being tracked by Health Officers across the Bay Area to measure progress in containing COVID-19 and assess to what extent we can continue to loosen the shelter in place order. View a recent explanation of the dashboard from Dr. Matt Willis.

Guidance Coming for Reopening Retail and Manufacturing Businesses

As curbside retail businesses and manufacturers in Marin County prepare for reopening, clear guidance is coming on how and when business can safely resume and the tools that will make the reopening planning process easier.

On May 15, the public health officer for Marin County will issue a new shelter-in-place order allowing curbside retail and manufacturing to open across Marin cities, towns and unincorporated areas on May 18. This builds on the May 4 order, which re-opened outdoor businesses and construction.

Marin Recovers Industry Advisors – comprised of industry experts, business representatives, residents, public health professionals and local government – has created industry-specific working groups to collaborate on reopening the economy and community while supporting businesses with the reopening process.

The result includes clear guidelines for reopening that are aligned with state and local public health requirements and result in safe and productive businesses environments. The goal of the guidelines, available May 15, is to ensure that every business owner is well prepared to protect both employees and customers when they reopen. Details will be posted on the business section of MarinRecovers.com, which connects Marin business owners and residents with recovery and business reopening information. [READ MORE]

  • Guidelines and reopening planning template will be posted Friday, May 15 at MarinRecovers.com.
  • Watch the introductory video about MarinRecovers.com
  • Make a comment to be shared with small business industry advisors.
  • Download a PDF of the Marin County COVID-19 Recovery Plan in English or Español.

Archive of Video Updates

Drs. Willis and Santora were unable to record a video update today. Alternatively, you can review our archive of past video updates on the Marin COVID-19 Response video playlist. Marin Public Health has curated a collection of more than 80 informational videos and recent topics include how COVID-19 infection spreads, why contact tracing is important, mental health tips, and more.

Where to get the latest information:

Have questions? Individuals can contact Marin Health and Human Services with non-medical questions about the coronavirus by email or by calling (415) 473-7191 (Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12-noon and 1pm to 5pm).