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COVID-19 Status Update for 12/02/2022

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for December 2, 2022 includes:  Protecting Shelter Residents; "Triple-demic" Update; CDC Transmission Level Change; and updated local COVID-19 data.

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COVID-19 Status Update for 10/07/2022

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for October 7, 2022 includes: Closing the Paxlovid “Treatment Gap;" Northgate Clinic Expands Hours, Offers Walk-Ins; Know your COVID-19 Community Level; and updated local COVID-19 data.

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

 

Closing the Paxlovid “Treatment Gap”

Dr. Willis explains why more residents should be receiving Paxlovid for COVID-19, especially those over age 50.

Watch on YouTube

There are several ways to get outpatient COVID-19 treatments:

  • Your doctor can write a prescription. If you test positive, talk to your health care provider to determine if you should be offered a prescription for treatment. Bring a list of all medications you are taking.
  • You can use a Test to Treat program. If you don't have a healthcare provider, you can be prescribed a treatment regimen from a Test-to-Treat location that offers COVID-19 testing and treatment to take home.
  • You can contact a telehealth provider. If a telehealth provider determines that you should receive prescription medication for COVID-19 treatment, they can send a prescription to your local pharmacy or help you get a prescription filled through the mail. Find out how to connect with a provider.

Your health care provider might recommend medication that does not require a prescription to relieve symptoms and support your body's natural defenses. The CDC has information on over-the-counter treatments.

 

Northgate Clinic Expands Hours, Offers Walk-Ins

Our Northgate Mall vaccine clinic – offered in partnership with Safeway Pharmacies – has added expanded its weekly schedule!

NEW Schedule: Tuesday – Friday, 12:00pm to 6:00PM

While advance appointments are still recommended, we’ve also added more walk-in slots (first come, first served) to accommodate those who may be unable to access the online appointment system.  

Remember, the updated Omicron booster is available for everyone age 12 & older who completed their vaccine series or received their last booster dose more than 2 months ago.  If you have not received your updated booster yet, now is the time – before the holiday rush! Flu shots are available, too!

Visit the Vaccine Finder webpage to view other clinic hours, address, or schedule an appointment. Minors 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.

 

Know your COVID-19 Community Level

The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels are a tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID-19 cases in an area. Take precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in Marin or other community in which you live, work or visit.

Location

Todays’ COVID-19 Community Level:

Suggested Prevention Steps:

Marin County

LOW

People may choose to mask at any time. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.

 

 

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 weekly on Fridays. “Change from Last Status Update” accounts for 7 days of data, unless noted otherwise (view past status updates).

COVID-19 Case Data

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update on September 30, 2022

Total Confirmed Cumulative Cases

41,741

+ 163

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 10 Days)

193

+ 4

Total Cumulative Deaths

270

+ 4

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

6

- 1

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census

0

- 1

COVID-19 Vaccination Data

Today’s Report

Change from Last Week

Percent of Marin residents vaccinated with at least one dose

98%** 

N/A**

Percent of Marin population who have completed vaccine series.

92.2%*

+ 0.1%

Percent of Marin residents who have received a Booster/3rd Dose

66.9%*

+ 0.1%

* Note that this percentage is out of all Marin residents including children younger than 6 months.

** As DOF population estimates may not be precise, the proportion of vaccinated people in any group will be displayed up to, but not higher than 98%.

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Last Week

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

2,220

+ 4

Positive Patients at Facilities current

9

- 7

Positive Staff at Facilities current

18

 + 4

Facility Patient Deaths

169

+ 0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

62.6%

 - 0.9%

 

State COVID-19 data:

Today’s Report

Change from Last Week

California Confirmed Cases

10,437,463

+ 25,111

California Deaths

95,414

+ 249

 

Resource Link Library

What to do if...

You’ve tested Positive | You’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19

Online Resources

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