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CDC & California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Issues Health Update and Interim Guidance on Corona Virus (COVID-19)

At the time of this writing, there are 82,549 reported cases of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) and 2,810 deaths mostly in mainland China. There are currently 60 cases in the United States. However, yesterday it was reported that the first confirmed case of community-spread of the virus occurred in Northern California. The patient is a resident of Solano County and is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA. Four counties (Orange, San Diego, San Francisco, and Santa Clara) have declared emergencies.

LeadingAge California urges its members to remain vigilant and take universal precautions and practice proper infection control in addition to staying abreast of any updates through the CDC, CDPH and your local health department.

Below are resources to access to keep informed on the spread of the virus: