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.

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."

Current Trend Indicated that 86-92 El Dorado County Residents will Die from Covid-19

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 02, 2020 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

As test results come in from El Dorado County residents we see a disturbing trend that indicates 6,000 local residents will test positive for COVID-19 and from 20 to 60 residents of those with die from complications caused from the virus.

Externally we see leaders from President Trump to the bitterly divided Congress members taking very significant measures to stop the spread of this deadly virus.

The county has confirmed 18 cases of local residents.

El Dorado County School Closure Extension

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 01, 2020 / comments

[Dina Gentry]