Contra Costa health officials say COVID-19 is on the rise again | News
Contra Costa health officials say COVID-19 is on the rise again |  News

Contra Costa health officials say COVID-19 is on the rise again | News

Contra Costa County health officials told the county supervisory board Tuesday that the number of COVID-19s is rising.

“We’re seeing an increase in cases across the Bay Area,” County Health Director Anna Roth told the board. “Bay Area Health Officers, as well as health officials, updated again last week and reiterated their strong, strong recommendation – not an order, but a strong recommendation – to mask yourself when you go indoors. Please stay home if you do not have it. well. And if you have symptoms, test early and test often. “

Contra Costa County had 50 people hospitalized with COVID-19 on May 11th. On Tuesday, the number had grown to 72 people.

Roth said the county’s vaccination sites have wide capacity across the county.

“If you test positive, there are opportunities for you,” Roth said. “You can call your healthcare provider, or you can call the Contra Costa Health Plan Advice Line and request a medical assessment and explore the medical options available to you.”


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