New Health Officer order that was issued 3/26/2020 requires employers to health screen all essential employees. This means checking temperature and symptoms before an employee enters the workplace. This includes ALL essential businesses. For more information, please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/NEWS
April 7, 2020 - There are currently NO cases of COVID-19 and no persons are being monitored as returned travelers in Mariposa County. The Governor has issued a “Stay at Home” order for the State of California, Mariposa County Residents are still able to leave home for essential functions; Doctors Appointments, Grocery Shopping, Auto Shops etc
SYMPTOMS AND TESTING:
Who should Test: Fever, cough, shortness of breath.
Emergency warning signs include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, confusion or inability to arouse, bluish lips or face. If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. * This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning. Please call ahead so that appropriate precautions can be taken.
Older patients and individuals who have severe underlying medical conditions or those with immunocompromised: contact your healthcare provider early, even if your illness is mild
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms such as fever and cough.
Cover sneezes or coughs with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
BUSINESS RESOURCES: Please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2373/COVID-19-Business-Resources to see what type of services are available for our businesses owner.
For information regarding the Health Officers order from 3/25/2020 regarding employee screening please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2396/COVID-19-Orders-Shelter-inPlace-etc
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION REGARDING COVID-19: Please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2374/Guidance---FAQs
ASSISTANCE WITH FOOD, GROCERIES OR UNEMPLOYMENT: Please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/2389/Community-Resources
Scan the code below or visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/NEWS for information on the current orders in place for Mariposa County and the State of California.
We urge everyone to stay calm and follow all guidelines handed down through the state and local levels.Source: Mariposa County