As of April 3 El Dorado County has 22 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2020 / comments


Of the [22] confimed cases [9] were caught in the El Dorado Community while [4] are still under investigation to determine place that the virus was acquired.

South Tahoe Basin [9] has the most confirmed cases followed by El Dorado Hills [5], Placerville [3], and Cameron Park [3] with more spread through county.

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El Dorado Transit is Temporarily Going Fare-Free

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2020 / comments

[Breana Berry, EDT]
Diamond Springs, CA, April 3, 2020–  El Dorado Transit is temporarily going Fare-Free starting Saturday, April 4, 2020 until further notice to decrease the financial burden on our passengers, and to reduce direct contact through the exchange of fare collection and processing to adhere social distancing recommendations for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)  outbreak.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-2-20

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2020 / comments

Arrests are made based upon probable cause

JN2001261    JOSEPH    WILLIAM    FARIA    M
PV    20200402    RELEASED    48    E
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:ALCOHOL    $500.00

PV    20200402    RELEASED    46    E
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:ALCOHOL    $500.00

Community Leaders Have a Message To Our Friends, Families, and Neighbors

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2020 / comments

[Blake Green Visuals]

With Coronavirus spreading throughout the county, it’s more important than ever to practice wellness for you and your family. “...making sure you don’t contract the coronavirus,” says Anuradha Shanmugham, MD, MPH of Marshall Internal Medicine and Chief Wellness Officer for Marshall Medical Center.

Marshall Medical: Coronavirus PSA


El Dorado County Provides Essential Animal Services During COVID-19 Response

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 02, 2020 / comments

[Animal Services]

(Placerville, CA) - El Dorado County Animal Services continues to provide essential services for residents during the COVID-19 response. "Governor Newsom's executive orders include Animal Control Officers and shelter staff as part of the essential workforce to ensure the health and safety of residents and animals," said Henry Brzezinski, Chief of El Dorado County Animal Services. "Animal care facilities will continue to provide food, shelter, veterinary and/or necessary services for the animals in our care."