New Confirmed COVID cases shifts county "Hot Zone" to El Dorado Hills

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 07, 2020 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

As of April 7, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. El Dorado County Confirmed COVID cases increases to 28. Most confirmed cases shift from South Lake Tahoe to El Dordo Hills.

Cases by Residential address:
El Dorado Hills = 10
South Tahoe area = 9
Greater Placervill area = 4
Canmeron Park area = 3
North County [Divide] = 2

Cases by Gender:
Male = 15
Female = 13

Cases by age group:
Average = 50-years-old
18-49 = 14
50-64 = 10
65+ = 4

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-6-20

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 07, 2020 / comments

Arrests are made based upon probable cause

JN2001289    BRIANNA    JEANETTE    CATES    F
PV    20200406    RELEASED    23    E
11364(A)    M    POSS UNLAW PARAPHERNALIA    $2,000.00
459.5(A)    M    SHOPLIFTING    $12,500.00

LT    20200406    RELEASED    40    E
23152(A)/23152(B)    M    DUI ALCOHOL    $5,000.00

COVID-19 Stops WAGON TRAIN-20 but Wagons Roll in 2021

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 07, 2020 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

"Truly the hardest decision that any of us have had to make. we are very heart broken about it, but first and foremost is everyone's safety" - Highway 50 Wagon

[Highway 50 Wagon Train:] Unfortunately due to the Covid 19 virus, the board of directors has made the hard decision to cancel the 2020 Highway 50 Wagon Train. This was not an easy decision by any means, we will keep you updated on upcoming events this year as much as possible. We WILL be back in 2021, please come join us next year and help us make history!

Fitch Ratings Downgrades Marshall Medical Center's Bonds

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 07, 2020 / comments

[Fitch Ratings]

Fitch Ratings - San Francisco - 07 Apr 2020: Fitch Ratings has downgraded its rating on Marshall Medical Center's (MMC) Series 2004B revenue bonds issued by California Health Facilities Financing Authority to 'BB+' from 'BBB-'. Fitch Ratings also downgraded MMC's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'BB+' from 'BBB-'.

The Rating Outlook is Stable.

El Dorado County Hot Team Takes Steps To Identify and Help County's Homeless During Covid-19 Pandemic

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 07, 2020 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The County's Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) recently created the COVID-19 Homeless Community Response Team. Working in collaboration with the Office of Emergency Services' Emergency Operations Center (EOC) the team identifies vulnerable individuals throughout the County and educates them on best practices in addition to offering assistance to them to improve the overall safety of the community from this virus.