Ten Current Hospitalizations of local residents for COVID

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 23, 2020 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

Local Sheriff's Send COVID calls to Public Health Departments

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 21, 2020 / comments

<Dena Webster>

Governor Newsom purported to impose a curfew that would apply to our region. However, the Sheriffs of Placer, Sacramento, and El Dorado county will not be enforcing it, trusting people to make their own decisions.

Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell, 

Placerville Police focus on CRIME not COVID

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2020 / comments

[Joe Wren, Chief of Police, City of Placerville]

"To the Community of Placerville:

Members of our community have reached out to me questioning the recent curfew order, as well as the existing public health orders. I want to clarify the position of the Placerville Police Department (which has not changed) as it relates to existing health orders and any potential impending orders at the County or State level.

COVID-19 Case update for Tuesday, Nov. 17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2020 / comments

[Cris Alarcon, InEDC]

County Returns to "PURPLE" as new cases surge.  

On Monday California Governor Gavin Newsom announced El Dorado County, and 27 other counties, have been moved back into the most restrictive stage to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19.  This brings the total of counties in California in the purple tier to 40.

Public Health Officer Urges Personal Responsibility During Labor Day Weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[El Dorado County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Nancy Williams]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – Before COVID-19, many of us would spend the Labor Day weekend getting together with friends and extended families to enjoy a little down time from work, as is the American tradition. This year, things have changed, but we can still enjoy our holiday weekend safely.