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CDPH News Releases 2020

Valley Fever Cases Reach Record High in California in 2019

December 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced 9,004 reported new cases of Valley fever in California in 2019, the highest number since the state started tracking cases in 1995.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
December 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
December 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Department of Public Health Announces Membership in the Community Vaccine Advisory Committee to Ensure Equity in COVID-19 Vaccine Access

November 23, 2020 - Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced membership in the Community Vaccine Advisory Committee with broad representation from organizations throughout California to provide input into the distribution and allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Sees an Increase in Rare, Severe Complications from Untreated Gonorrhea

November 20, 2020 – In recent months, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has received reports of a severe form of gonorrhea called disseminated gonococcal infections (DGI), which is an uncommon, but significant complication of untreated gonorrhea. 

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 13, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
Pilot Project Using Google and Apple Exposure Notification Technology Expands to Additional UC Campuses

November 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Department of Technology (CDT) today announced an expansion of their partnership with the University of California to test the Exposure Notification Express mobile technology recently released by Google and Apple.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
November 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 31, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Department of Public Health Names Drafting Guidelines Workgroup to Advise State on COVID-19 Vaccines

October 27, 2020 - Building on Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement last week establishing a Scientific Safety Review Workgroup to advise the state on COVID-19 vaccines, today Dr. Erica Pan, Acting State Public Health Officer, named a group of California immunization, geriatrics, ethics, epidemiology, health equity, and pharmacy practice experts to the state’s COVID-19 Drafting Guidelines Workgroup.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Public Health Officials Release Guidance & Updates to State's Blueprint for a Safe Economy
October 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released new guidance and made updates to the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, a central component of state’s plan to fight COVID-19. 

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Release Guidance for Safer Halloween and Día de los Muertos Celebrations During COVID-19
October 13, 2020 - As Californians prepare to celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released guidance for safer Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations during COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 13, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
October 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Equity Metric to More Effectively Fight COVID-19
September 30, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released the details regarding a health equity metric to help guide counties in their continuing efforts to more effectively fight COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

CDPH and Rabbis from Three Jewish Denominations Share a Message of Health for the High Holy Days

September 17, 2020 – As the Jewish community prepares to observe the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Rabbis representing Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Judaism are reminding members of the faith to observe this important time of spiritual observance and community while still practicing social distancing.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
Getting Vaccinated Against Flu More Important Than Ever
September 16, 2020 – In an effort to prevent a "twindemic" of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is urging Californians to get vaccinated against the flu now to protect yourself and your loved ones.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Releases Request for Innovative Ideas for COVID-19 Specimen Collection and Transport

September 14, 2020 — Today the California Department of Public Health, along with the California Department of General Services and the California Department of Technology, announced the release of a competitive procurement to support the state's response to COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 13, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Public Health and Technology Leaders Announce Two Pilot Projects Using Google and Apple Exposure Notification Technology

September 11, 2020 - Adding to the state’s tools that could help stop the spread of COVID-19, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Department of Technology (CDT) today announced a partnership with the University of California San Diego and University of California San Francisco to launch two pilot projects to test the Exposure Notification Express mobile application recently released by Google and Apple.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​​Edgy Public Awareness Campaign Aims to Curb Labor Day Gatherings
September 4, 2020 - As Labor Day approaches, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reminding Californians about a recently launched bilingual public awareness campaign on the dangers of spreading COVID-19 in social gatherings. 

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
September 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Award Contract for New COVID-19 Data Reporting System to OptumInsight, Inc.

September 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and California Department of Technology (CDT) today announced that OptumInsight, Inc. has been selected to develop the state’s new COVID-19 data reporting system.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 31, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

August 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Public Health Officials Release Guidance for Small Supervised Groups of Children
August 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today released guidance regarding the in-person supervision of cohorts of children or youth in educational and childcare settings.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

Public Health Officials Urge Californians to Stay Indoors When Possible due to Unhealthy Air Quality in Wildfire Areas

August 19, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is urging residents in fire-stricken regions and surrounding areas to be aware of poor air quality and the effect it can have on their health. 
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 13, 2020 - In the past few days, working in partnership with the California Department of Technology (CDT), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cleared the data backlog reported last week and has continued processing new case records.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 12, 2020 - In the past few days, working in partnership with the California Department of Technology (CDT), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cleared the data backlog reported last week and has continued processing new case records.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Public Health Officials Release Guidance on Higher Education 

August 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today released statewide interim guidance for institutions of higher education (IHE).

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Public Health Officials Release Guidance on Youth Sports and Elementary School Waivers

August 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today released guidance on youth sports and detailed the process for elementary schools to request a waiver to resume in-person instruction in counties on the state monitoring list.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
August 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 31, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed today the COVID-related death of a teenager in the Central Valley. 
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​New Regulations Will Help State Understand COVID-19 Impacts on California's Diverse Communities
July 28, 2020 - To better understand the impact of COVID-19 on California’s diverse communities, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) took regulatory action today, which goes into effect immediately, expanding data reporting requirements for providers and laboratories.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 18, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 17, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 16, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 15, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 14, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Health and Human Services Agency Announces New Plans for COVID-19 Testing

July 14, 2020 - California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly today announced new plans for COVID-19 testing in California, including updated testing guidance, new requirements for health plans to cover testing, and the new co-chairs of the state’s COVID-19 Testing Task Force.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 13, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​California Orders Additional Restrictions to Slow Transmissions of COVID-19
July 13, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health today expanded statewide its indoor closures for businesses that encourage mixing of individuals beyond immediate households and make physical distancing and wearing face coverings difficult.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 12, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 
July 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 
July 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 
July 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 
July 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 
July 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Calls on Laboratories to Speed Up Test Processing for Most At-Risk Groups

July 4, 2020 - The California Health and Human Services Secretary, Dr. Mark Ghaly, issued the following statement today urging laboratories in California to prioritize testing turnaround for individuals who are most at risk of spreading the virus to others.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Public Health Officials Warn Against Gathering for Fourth of July Weekend
July 2, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell issued the following statement today warning Californians not to gather with people outside of their immediate households this Fourth of July weekend to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities:

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
July 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​Governor Newsom Orders Additional Action to Slow Community Transmission

July 1, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health today released guidance directing counties that have been on the County Monitoring List for three consecutive days or more to close indoor operations for certain sectors which promote the mixing of populations beyond households and make adherence to physical distancing and wearing face coverings difficult. 

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

June 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

Governor Newsom Announces Action to Close Bars in Certain Counties

June 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health and Governor Gavin Newsom today released guidance on the closure of bars for counties on the County Monitoring List.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

June 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

June 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Public Health Officials Release Guidance Requiring Californians to Wear Face Coverings in Most Settings Outside the Home
June 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today released updated guidance that requires Californians to wear a face covering in high-risk settings.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 13, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

California Public Health Officials Provide COVID-19 Update
June 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

June 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Public Health Officials Provide COVID-19 Update
June 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
June 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 31, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

CDPH Releases COVID-19 Guidelines for Cooling Centers as Temperatures Soar Across State
May 27, 2020 - As temperatures continue to rise across the state, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds Californians that extreme heat is a major public health concern.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

CDPH Announces Most Counties Can Reopen Barbershops and Hair Salons with Modifications
May 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced that counties that have attested to meeting the criteria for accelerated re-opening may re-open hair salons and barbershops with modifications such as mandatory face coverings for both barbers or stylists and clients.

​Counties Statewide Can Reopen Places of Worship for Religious Services and Retail Stores
May 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and in-store retail shopping.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
Governor Newsom Launches California Connected – California's Contact Tracing Program and Public Awareness Campaign

May 22, 2020 - In the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today launched California Connected, the state’s comprehensive contact tracing program and public awareness campaign. 

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Department of Public Health Announces New Regional Variance Opportunity
May 18, 2020 - Given increased statewide and local capacity to respond to COVID-19, including stronger preparedness, continued stability in the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, as well as increased ability to provide personal protective equipment to workers in essential sectors, the California Department of Public Health announced today a new attestation opportunity for counties to move through Stage 2, opening additional sectors of their economy at their own pace.

​Staying Safe & Getting Vaccinated During the Pandemic
May 18, 2020 - The statewide Stay-at-Home order has helped slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 13, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Department of Public Health Announces Several Additional Counties are Moving Deeper into Stage 2
May 13, 2020 - With public health being of the utmost importance, counties across the state of California are gradually reopening and entering Stage 2.
CDPH Announces New Sectors that can Reopen with Modifications Statewide
May 12, 2020 - California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell announced today additional sectors that can open statewide as part of Stage 2.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Launches CA COVID-19 Testing Sites Website

May 6, 2020 - State officials today launched an interactive website to help Californians find COVID-19 community testing sites near them.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
May 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 29, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 16, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts​
April 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts​
April 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 13, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts​

April 12, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 11, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 10, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 9, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts Including New Data on Racial Demographics and Expanded Health Care Worker Data
April 8, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 7, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 5, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 4, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 3, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Public Health Officials Release Guidance on Use of Cloth Face Coverings 
April 1, 2020 - California’s public health officials today released guidance on the use of cloth face coverings to protect against COVID-19 for Californians who must leave their homes to conduct essential activities.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
April 1, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 31, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 30, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.  
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 27, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 25, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 24, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 23, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.  
​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 22, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 21, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
​​​State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 20, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
State Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 19, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 
State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 18, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 

​State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

March 17, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Health & Emergency Officials Release Guidance to Prevent the Transmission of COVID-19 in Food and Beverage Venues

March 16, 2020 - Today California officials issued guidance regarding retail food, beverage and other service venues. 

​​State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 

March 15, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. 

​​State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

March 14, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

​State Health & Emergency Officials Release Guidance to Prevent the Transmission of COVID-19 in Gambling Venues, Theme Parks and Theaters

March 13, 2020 – Today California officials issued guidance regarding gambling venues, theme parks and theaters.

​State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

March 13, 2020 – ​The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts 
​March 12, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a new executive order further enhancing California's ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
​California Public Health Experts: Mass Gatherings Should be Postponed or Canceled Statewide to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 (español PDF) 
March 12, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California public health officials this evening issued an updated policy on gatherings to protect public health and slow the spread of COVID-19.
March 11, 2020 – Today California officials issued guidance to protect individuals experiencing homelessness, and the volunteers and employees of homeless assistance providers who serve this vulnerable population from the spread of COVID-19.

​Update on Americans Who Have Disembarked the Grand Princess Cruise Ship

March 11, 2020 – In an ongoing effort to ensure that Americans who have disembarked the Grand Princess cruise ship in Oakland are housed in safe and secure sites during their mandatory 14-day quarantines, the state and federal governments continue to identify locations to temporarily house former passengers.
​State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 10, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.

State Health & Emergency Officials Encourage Individuals at Higher Risk of Severe Illness due to COVID-19 to Take Precautions 

March 9, 2020 The California Department of Public Health is encouraging Californians who are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 to take actions to reduce their risk.

State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts
March 8, 2020  - The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
California Releases Updated Guidance for Schools, Colleges & Large Public Events to Prepare and Protect Californians from COVID-19
March 7, 2020 - “It’s a question of when – not if – some California public schools will face closure because of COVID-19.

​State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

March 6, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.
​Governor Newsom, State Health Officials Announce More than 22 Million Californians Now Eligible for Free Medically Necessary COVID-19 Testing
March 5, 2020 – Today, under the direction of Governor Gavin Newsom, the Department of Managed Health Care directed all commercial and Medi-Cal health plans regulated by the Department to immediately reduce cost-sharing to zero for all medically necessary screening and testing for the COVID-19 in the All Plan Letter (PDF).

 State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 Facts

March 4, 2020 – The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 53 confirmed cases, and one of those patients has died, according to Placer County health officials.

​Governor Newsom, State Health & Emergency Officials Announce Release of Millions of N95 Filtering Facepiece Masks for Use in Low-Risk Health Settings to Address Shortages Caused by COVID-19

March 3, 2020 – As the spread of COVID-19 has caused nationwide shortages of respirator face masks for medical professionals, the California Department of Public Health is taking steps to protect health care professionals on the frontlines of the fight against novel coronavirus.

​State Health & Emergency Officials Ramp up Response 

March 2, 2020 – As the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus, continues worldwide, the State of California today announced a broad series of new actions designed to protect public health and safety.

​Santa Clara County Announces Positive Test for COVID-19
February 28, 2020 - Today, local health officials in Santa Clara County announced an individual tested positive for COVID-19.
​COVID-19 Testing Kits Arrive at State Public Health Laboratories
February 28, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health announced today that new CDC test kits used to detect Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) now available in California can be used to do diagnostic testing in the community.

CDC Confirms Possible First Instance of COVID-19 Community Transmission in California

February 26, 2020 - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.

CDPH Announces Investing $4.5 Million to Six Local Health Jurisdictions to Address Dementia

February 11, 2020 - ​The California Department of Public Health today announced awards totaling $4,500,000 to six local health jurisdictions to help address dementia. Each local health jurisdiction awardee shall receive $750,000 in funding over three consecutive fiscal years from June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022.

CDPH and a Network of Labs Prepare to Begin Novel Coronavirus Testing in California

February 6, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health announced today that 16 laboratories, including the state’s Viral and Rickettsial Disease Laboratory in Richmond, California, will soon be able to perform testing for the novel coronavirus.

Six Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus in California​

February 2, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health has been informed of a new case of confirmed novel coronavirus 2019 in Santa Clara County.

Three Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus in California

January 31, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health has been informed that one person in Santa Clara County has tested positive for novel coronavirus 2019.

Two Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus in California

January 26, 2020 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been informed that one individual in Los Angeles County and one individual in Orange County have tested positive for novel coronavirus 2019 (nCoV-2019).
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