August 19, 2020

August 19 coronavirus covid19 el dorado hills

6 New Cases Reported in EDC

1 Persons Hospitalized, 1 In the ICU
11 New Recoveries
143 Active Cases
(August 19, Link)

New County Dashboard to Track COVID


First Coronavirus Death Reported in El Dorado County
Elderly man lived in Tahoe region

(July 18, Source)

Governor Gavin Newsom Lays Out Pandemic Plan for Learning and Safe Schools 
(July 17, Link)

Governor Newsom announces Statewide restrictions, effective immediately:

All bars must close (indoor and outdoors), indoor restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, family entertainment, zoos, museums and card rooms must close.
(July 13, Link)

Coming July 14th, 2020: Free, Mobile Testing Site in Placerville, CA.

Appointment needed, Tuesdays only, 18 and over, no symptoms needed.
(July 10, Link)

Health orders to be enforced at non-complying businesses in EDC
(July 10, Source)

How does California Connected (Contact Tracing) work?

“It’s time for the next step in slowing the spread of COVID-19: California Connected — our state’s contact tracing program.” 

County Issues Reopening Guidelines for Businesses, Employers; Physical Distancing Guidelines for Restaurants & Bars

Quick Links:

Current Status and Important Updates:

august 19 el dorado hills coronavirus covid19

County Dashboard: August 19

El Dorado County Numbers:
11 new confirmed cases in EDC
– 1 in EDH; 0 Diamond Springs, El Dorado; 1 in North County; 0 in Greater Placerville; 3 in Cameron Park/Shingle Springs/Rescue; 0 South County; 1 in Lake Tahoe region, 0 in Pollock Pines, Camino, Kyburz;
– 1 aged 0-17, 2 aged 18-49, 2 aged 50-64, 1 aged 65+
– Rate of new cases: 96 (Moderate case rate per 100,000 population over the previous 14 days of 26-99)
– El Dorado Hills and South Lake Tahoe have “High” case rates (case rate per 100,000 population over the previous 14 days of 100 or greater)
– 1 Persons Hospitalized, 1 in the ICU
– 143 Active Cases
– 11 New Recoveries
– 2.9% positivity rate
– 877 illnesses to date in EDC
– 734 recoveries to date
– 2 death
– 21,972 people tested
– 21,095 Negative Results
Interactive County Dashboard
August 19, 4:00PM. (Source)

  • School opening plans in flux with new statewide orders. Plans TBD. (Source, Links to district websites.)
  • The Buckeye Union School District – change in meal services. Meals as of March 30.  At the time of pick-up, you will be provided five (5) breakfast meals and five (5) lunch meals for every qualifying child. Pickup will be at Valley View Schools (Blackstone), Buckeye Elementary, and White Rock Village Apartments Details HERE.
  • The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has moved essential services online. (March 26. Source)
  • EDC Sheriff announces their office “has absolutely no intention of carrying out (state and county) restrictions with an enforcement effort.” (Source
  • The Boys & Girls Club El Dorado County Western Slope will have meals available for any child, 18 years and younger, regardless of free or reduced eligibility or Club membership. Meals will be available Monday-Friday from 4: 30-6: 00pm. (Source)
  • All El Dorado County buildings are open except for county libraries. Libraries will be closed at least through the end of March.
  • The City of Folsom has closed all public parks and playgrounds. March 30 (Source)
  • El Dorado Hills Fire Stations are closed to the public for all non-emergency business. Non-emergency business and walk-in customers are still OK at EDH Fire Headquarters, 1050 Wilson Blvd.

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Is Someone in Your Household High Risk for Coronavirus?
Download a printable version of the sign below to place on your front door

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California Department of Public Health Guidance Page
Updated Regularly

Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day
Why Staying Home Now Can Save Lives

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El Dorado Hills Resources:

Below are links to Coronavirus/COVID-19 specific pages for each El Dorado Hills/El Dorado County organization listed.

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What should you do if you think you’re sick?

Marshall Medical Center CORONA VIRUS ADVICE LINE (530) 626-2745
Marshall Medical Center CORONA VIRUS ADVICE LINE (530) 626-2745

Online COVID-19 Self-Screening
(Provided by Apple and the CDC): Click Here

Call ahead: If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, and may have had contact with a person with COVID-19 or recently traveled to countries with apparent community spread, call your health care provider or local public health department first before seeking medical care so that appropriate precautions can be taken.

Unless you normally seek ER care for an illness, don’t go there now unless it’s an emergency. Mild COVID-19 symptoms aren’t an emergency. Contact your regular medical provider to discuss if a test is needed.

El Dorado Community Health Centers offering Tele-Visits & Drive-Thru Screening

Drive-through screening and testing will be done at the Diamond Springs clinic at 4641 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville with a referral from healthcare provider

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Seniors and Infirm – Information and Aide

To any seniors or persons too ill to go grocery shopping near El Dorado Hills, please let us know. Our family (and work family) can pick up your necessities and bring them to you.
Please call or text: 916.941.6566.
You are not alone!

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Children’s Activities and Educational Links:

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Links to El Dorado Hills Restaurants with Curbside Pickup

Many other local restaurants are offering to-go orders and delivery, those above are offering curbside pickup, in addition. Please support your local favorites!


  • Gregg’s Poolworks has FREE delivery to seniors over the age of 65 in the El Dorado Hills and Folsom Area and curbside pick up for ALL ages for pool chemical sand supplies

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How You Can Help:

  • Hands for Hope: A list of community organizations in need and items needed (Link)
  • Marshall Medical Center has published a list of items needed (Link)
  • Folsom Mask Makers: Volunteers sewing masks for healthcare workers and others (Link to their Facebook page)

Other Useful Links:

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Pandemic: The worldwide spread of a disease that affects large numbers of people. Note that upgrading from an “epidemic” to a “pandemic” doesn’t necessarily mean the disease is more dangerous, just that it is no longer confined to one region. 

Social Distancing: Measures taken to remain out of public spaces, avoid mass gatherings and maintain distance (approximately 6 feet) from others when possible.

Quarantine: Separation from others of a person reasonably believed to have been exposed to a communicable disease, but who is not yet exhibiting symptoms.

Isolation: Separation from others of a person reasonably believed to have been infected with a communicable disease.

Incubation Period: The time it takes for symptoms to appear in an infected person.

Community Transmission: When a virus spreads from person to person outside healthcare settings, meaning people who do not believe they are infected could be passing on the virus to others.

Containment: Sets of actions (like isolation and quarantine) that public health officials use to stop the spread of a disease.

Mitigation: Sets of actions (like social distancing) that persons and communities can take to slow the spread of respiratory virus infections. 

Sources: The New York TimesCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAmerican Society for Microbiology

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