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Press Conference to Discuss First Case of Community Spread of Coronavirus in Sonoma County

Posted on March 15, 2020


County Seal

March 14, 2020, at 9:30 PM  –  En Espanol

The County of Sonoma invites interested media to attend a press conference, where officials will answer questions about the first case of community spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sonoma County and about the local health emergency response.

WHEN: 12:00 PM (NOON) Sunday, March 15, 2020
WHERE: 575 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
The press conference will be live-streamed on the County’s Facebook page.

Sonoma County Health officials on Saturday, March 14, 2020, reported the first confirmed case of community spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the County.

Additionally, there is another individual associated with this patient whose test results are currently pending. This other individual is self-quarantined and without symptoms. All individuals this patient may have had contact with are being contacted. This case was found through the County’s enhanced surveillance project to actively monitor COVID-19.

This is a developing situation and Sonoma County will be releasing more information as it becomes available. For more information, FAQs, and updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sonoma County, please visit socoemergency.org/coronavirus, dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211.

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