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Public Health Status Update for 07/12/2024

Marin County Public Health Status Update for July 12, 2024, includes Covid Summer Swell; Avian Flu; HeatRisk – HealReadyCA; Spare the Air; Foster Care Opportunities; and COVID-19 Data Update

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COVID-19 Status Update for 06/07/2022

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for June 7, 2022 includes: A Message about Flu; Safe Graduation Guidance; Vaccination Opportunities in Marin; and updated local COVID-19 data. 

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published two times per week and as needed to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. We remain here for you. 


A Message about Flu 

Marin County is experiencing an increase in influenza cases. Marin’s first reported flu-related death in over two years occurred in late May. Flu season is typically during fall and winter; a spring surge is very unusual. Marin County Public Health encourages residents who have not had a flu shot for the 2021-2022 flu season and are at high risk for serious illness to get a flu shot.  

Common symptoms of influenza 
The symptoms of flu and COVID-19 are very similar. Like COVID, the severity of flu varies from person to person, and include:  

  • Fever or feeling feverish/chills 
  • Cough 
  • Sore throat 
  • Runny or stuffy nose 
  • Muscle or body aches 
  • Headaches 
  • Fatigue (tiredness) 
  • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults 

Residents with symptoms who test negative for COVID-19 may have the flu. Those at risk for more severe illness, including those age 65 or older, should contact their medical provider for possible treatment for flu.  


Safe Graduation Guidance 

The school year ends with some of the largest gatherings of the year, and we all want to start our summers healthy. At the same time, COVID-19 transmission rates in Marin County are high. Large indoor gatherings including those related to graduations carry significant risk of spreading the virus. Graduations are intergenerational events where people at higher risk of severe COVID-19 are in attendance. In order to keep these events as safe as possible, in April and May 2022 Marin County Public Health issued guidance for end of year events including graduations. Recommendations include testing of attendees the day of the event and face covering indoors.  


Vaccination Opportunities in Marin 

If you know someone who is still in need of a primary vaccination dose or booster shot, please share the list below with them! Staying up to date on our vaccines is just as important as receiving an initial series. FREE COVID-19 vaccines are available to people age 5 and older, regardless of insurance or immigration status.      

This week’s schedule of vaccination clinics with open appointments:       

  • June 7 - Bahia Vista School, San Rafael  
  • June 9 & 10 - Northgate Mall Center Court, San Rafael   
  • June 9 - West Marin Community Services, Point Reyes  
  • June 9 - Marin Community Clinics, San Rafael 
  • June 11 - Nave Shopping Center, San Rafael 
  • June 11 - Kerner Clinic, San Rafael  

Walk-ups are welcome at most vaccination locations. Visit the Vaccine Finder webpage to view clinic hours, address, or schedule an appointment. Minors (youth age 5 to 17) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive a vaccination. Additional vaccination clinics in Marin and around the Bay Area can be found on MyTurn


COVID-19 Data Update: 

Below is just a snapshot of local COVID-19 data. Find a more in-depth analysis of COVID-19 trends on the Marin Data & Surveillance webpage, our Data FAQ, or Marin County's Open Data Portal

Data sets updated weekly (published on Fridays) include: 

  • COVID-19 vaccination rates 
  • COVID-19 cases & deaths among facility staff and residents 
  • Weekly/Cumulative count of COVID-19 deaths among Marin residents 
  • State COVID-19 Data 

Status updates are now published Tuesdays and Fridays. “Change from Last Status Update” (far right column, below) may account for 2-4 days, depending on the date of the previous publication (view past status updates). 

COVID-19 Case Data 

Today’s Report 

Change from Last Status Update on June 4, 2022 

Total Confirmed Cumulative Cases 


+ 407 

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 10 Days) 


+ 9 

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations (census) 


+ 5 

Patients hospitalized for COVID-19 (non-incidental patients) 


+ 1** 

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census 

+ 2  

*Data as of June 5, when the COVID-19 Hospitalization Census chart was last updated. 
**The June 4 Status Update listed five patients hospitalized for COVID-19 however the correct number was six. 


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