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COVID-19 Status Update for 10/18/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for October 18, 2021 includes Upcoming Spanish Public Health Update hosted by Marin County Office… Read More

COVID-19 Status Update for 10/05/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for October 5, 2021 includes Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Virtual Forums Announced; It’s Testing Tuesday: An Overview of Testing Options in Marin; 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.  

 

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Virtual Forums Announced 

The Marin County Office of Education will be hosting two forums on Zoom to address the topic of pediatric vaccinations. With approval of COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 pending in the United States, a panel of local Public Health Officials has been assembled to help address concerns from our community regarding the issue.  

Speakers of this virtual discussion include:  

  • Dr. Matt Willis, Public Health Officer for Marin County 
  • Dr. Theodore Ruel, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UCSF 
  • Dr. Tara Greenhow, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Kaiser 
  • Mary Jane Burke, Superintendent of Marin County Schools 

Webinar details:  

Discussion #1:  

When: Wednesday, October 13th at 6:00pm. 
Info: Presented in English with Spanish translation available. Forum will conclude with a community Q&A session.  
Submit questions here: RapidResponse@marinschools.org 
Zoom Details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88514572235?pwd=R0tuczJ0UHZLMGEzZkFlVW8xR3pFQT09 
Dial In: 408-638-0968 
Webinar ID: 885 1457 2235 
Passcode: 542399 

Discussion #2: 

When: Wednesday, October 20th at 6:00pm. 
Info: Presented in Spanish with English translation available. Forum will conclude with a Q&A with the community. 
Submit questions here: RapidResponse@marinschools.org 
Zoom Details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85111856745?pwd=b2JPcXNiNzdka2hxRnVpTENVcXpBdz09 
Dial In: 408-638-0968 
Webinar ID: 851 1185 6745 
Passcode: 703641 

Both webinars are FREE to attend and are available to anyone who wants to know more about pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations.  

 

It’s Testing Tuesday: An Overview of Testing Options in Marin 

There are numerous COVID-19 testing opportunities in Marin County, including Healthcare ProvidersCommunity Testing SitesIndependent Providers, and Mail-In/At-Home Testing.   

FREE Community Testing with Optum Serve/LHI and Curative is offered in partnership with Marin County Public Health and their current testing schedule is listed below: 

Optum Serve / LHI    

Appointments are required. Call (888) 634-1123 or book an appointment online.      

  • West America Bank Parking Lot - 1177 E. Francisco Blvd, San Rafael (open Wednesday - Saturday, 9am to 5pm)    
  • The Square Shopping Center Parking Lot -  2001 Novato Blvd, Novato (open Tuesday, 9am - 5pm)    

Curative    

Advance appointments encouraged; walk-ins available as daily testing supply allows. Book an appointment online or call (888) 702-9042.      

Travel, event, and medical procedure-related testing is not offered or guaranteed at community testing sites. For more information, including any testing restrictions, visit our Testing webpage

 

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 

14,926 

+35 

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 14 Days) 

212 

-17  

Total Cumulative Deaths 

192 

+1  

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations 

14  

+0  

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census 

4  

+0  

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Data  

Today’s Report 

Change from Last Status Update 

Marin residents age 12+ vaccinated with at least one dose 

218,948  

+ 132 

Percent of Marin population age 12+ who have received at least one dose 

98.0%**   

+ 0.0%  

Percent of Marin population age 12+ who have completed vaccine series. 

91.8%  

+ 0.1%  

Percent of entire Marin population that is  “fully immunized” (14+ days post final dose)* 

80% * 

+ 1%  

* Note that this percentage is out of all Marin residents including children younger than 12. 

** As population estimates may not be precise, as of October 4, 2021, the proportion of residents vaccinated with at least one dose will be displayed up to, but not higher than 98%. 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data: 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative 

750 

+ 0 

Positive Patients at Facilities current  

+ 0 

Positive Staff at Facilities current 

 + 0 

Facility Patient Deaths 

136 

+ 0 

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths 

71.2% 

 + 0.0% 

 

State COVID-19 data: 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

California Confirmed Cases 

4,519,467 

+ 3,752 

California Deaths 

69,027 

-12 * 

* The negative number of reported deaths means that deaths previously attributed to COVID-19 were determined to not be associated with COVID-19. 
 

Other Local and State Data Dashboards:  

Stay Informed 

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Helpful Links and Online Resources: 

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Have questions?  Contact the CA COVID-19 Hotline seven days a week by dialing (833) 422-4255 for COVID-19 information and resources, or email us.  

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