In regular times, County services are often invisible to the majority of the public. That is even more the case in an emergency. During this COVID-19 crisis, I want to highlight the amazing work being done by Yolo County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and assure you that your local government is working hard to protect your health and safety. Bottom line--we are well served by our EOC and the efforts of Yolo County's team are multiplied by the culture of collaboration
On March 24, 2020, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors held our regularly scheduled meeting through Zoom. For the first time since the founding of Yolo County in 1850, the Board meeting was a virtual meeting with members participating remotely. The meeting, which was recorded and can be found here, included COVID-19 updates from the County Health Officer and our Public Health Director, as well as discussions about sheltering the homeless, childcare for healthcare
I am writing to share the latest COVID-19 news, to share some perspectives about COVID-19 testing and details of patient information, to invite everyone to join a virtual town hall meeting with Congressman John Garamendi this evening at 6:30 p.m., and to remind you of the virtual format and live-streaming of tomorrow's Board of Supervisors meeting. Please read below for details on these items. Additional COVID-19 resources are also listed below.
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Friends, these are historic times and our current situation is dynamic and very real. In our continued efforts to work together to protect our community, the Yolo County Health Officer has issued an enforceable Public Health Order designed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Please read this order; it includes important information for individuals, families, and businesses. Community members should leave their homes only to obtain or perform vital services. With this effort, we
Friends, Lately, each day is bringing something new and challenging. I know that we will move through and past this crisis by weaving together our efforts. Soon we will emerge on the other side of this difficult time stronger and more connected than ever. For now, based on the Governor's recommendation for all people over age 65 to stay home, I've made the decision to work remotely. I will continue to be as responsive as possible to our community's concerns and am working to