Ten Active COVID Cases as of Tuesday May 12

by Placerville Newswire / May 12, 2020 / comments

[EDC Health Dept]

Since Monday:

-- 131 additional tests (3324)

-- Four new cases (60)-- 2 male, 2 female

-- Two new recoveries (50)

-- Ten active cases (10)

Running totals

Report - El Dorado County COVID Cases for May 11. 2020

by Placerville Newswire / May 11, 2020 / comments

[Cris Alarcon, InEDC] By the Numbers

SUMMARY: Two [2] new cases confirmed in “South County” over the weekend.  

85% of confirmed cases have recovered continuing a month-long trend. 

Percentage of those tested resulting in positive confirmation for COVID-19 declines to 1.75%, continuing a long-term downward trend.

No [0] residents of El Dorado County have died from COVID-19



EID Planning Structured Reopening for Sly Park Recreation Area

by Placerville Newswire / May 11, 2020 / comments

[Jesse Saich, EID]

On Friday, May 8, El Dorado County submitted a plan for accelerating into Stage 2 of the California State plan for loosening the stay-at-home mandate.

In light of this, El Dorado Irrigation District is planning for a structured and safe return to offering recreation activities at EID facilities as soon as safely possible.

Initial activities permitted will include opening the park on a limited basis with restrictions for day use activities, including the use of the boat ramp.

Public Health Officer Says County Meets Criteria to Fully Open Stage 2 Businesses, Facilities

by Placerville Newswire / May 09, 2020 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE) – At a specially-scheduled meeting today, El Dorado County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. Nancy Williams, presented a plan outlining the County’s readiness to move fully into Stage 2 under Governor Newsom’s Stay-At-Home Order. The Board also unanimously approved the chair to sign a letter to the Governor supporting Dr. Williams’ readiness plan.

EDCOE's IT Team Connects EDC Students

by Placerville Newswire / May 08, 2020 / comments

[Dina Gentry. EDCOE Transportation driver, Tami Cannon, and dispatcher, Janette Hartman, take one of the EDCOE WOW vans to LogTown Country Market in El Dorado where families could park and access the EDC-STUDENT wireless internet network to obtain distance learning materials]