Frequently Asked Questions
What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is a virus that can cause respiratory symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath. According to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), while COVID-19 has a high transmission rate, it has a low mortality rate.
To learn more and stay informed go here.
How can I protect myself from COVID-19?
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
If I am experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or I have been exposed to COVID-19, where can I get tested?
What will happen on June 15th when California fully reopens the economy?
Below are more links to help business owners and employees get the help they need.
Chamber of Commerce:
Local Non-Profit Help:
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
BARTON HOSPITAL: https://www.bartonhealth.org/tahoe/coronavirus-update.aspx
EL DORADO COUNTY: https://www.edcgov.us/Government/hhsa/Pages/EDCCOVID-19.aspx