Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Positive tests will include those who have died. Counts will be updated as soon as we have new information, with the exception of the tested number, which is updated weekly on Mondays.

Zip code data is now available in the Coronavirus Dashboard by scrolling through the graphs. Exact numbers of confirmed cases by zip-code will be shared when there are more than 10 confirmed cases in that zip-code.

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  1. NC-PPE-350x350-v3

    No Cost Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Permit Fee Waivers Support Local Business Community

    The County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services (OES) is offering local small business owners, with 25 employees or less, masks and hand sanitizer at no cost. Read on...
  2. COVID Halloween NewsFlash

    Tips for a safe Halloween during COVID-19

    Halloween is around the corner! Find guidance from Nevada County Public Health on how to celebrate safely this year. Read on...
  3. PH COVID NewsFlash - Nevada County Moves into the Orange Tier

    Continue to be COVID safe: Nevada County Moves into the Orange “Moderate” Tier

    Nevada County was initially placed in the Red “Substantial” Tier, but today the State announced that Nevada County has moved into the Orange “Moderate” Tier which allows some businesses to safely increase activities and capacity pursuant to guidance. Read on...
  4. PH COVID NewsFlash 9.16.20

    Continue to be COVID Safe: Help Nevada County Reach the Orange Tier Next Week

    Nevada County remains on the cusp of the orange “Moderate” tier which would allow businesses to safely increase the capacity in facilities. Community members are encouraged to consider how personal behavior can help move Nevada County to the next tier. Read on...
  5. PH COVID NewsFlash

    Be COVID Safe Over Labor Day Weekend

    With Labor Day coming up, Nevada County Public Health reminds residents to stay COVID safe while enjoying their holiday weekend. Read on...
  6. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (22)

    State Announces New COVID-19 Blueprint for Counties

    Your Actions Save Lives: Individuals are urged to wear a mask, maintain six feet of space, wash hands and get tested to help move Nevada County from Tier 2 to Tier 3 and support a Safer Economy. Read on...
  7. NevCo Relief Fund

    County Supervisors Allocate $250,000 to the Nevada County Relief Fund for Third Round of Grants

    In mid-July, the Board of Supervisors allocated $250,000 in State Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to the Nevada County Relief Fund, part of the $3 Million total set aside to support small businesses and nonprofits hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  8. Economic Community Resiliency - NewsFlash

    County Supervisors Approve $1.5 Million for “Economic & Community Resiliency” Grants

    The County of Nevada Board of Supervisors approved $1.5 Million to support a new “Economic & Community Resiliency” grants program designed to offset COVID-19 related economic hardships and disruptions to local businesses and nonprofits. Read on...
  9. Carhop-square

    Ready Nevada County TFF Carhop Event - July 25

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  10. july 17 relief

    Nevada County Relief Fund Provides $200,000 in Second-Round Grant Awards to Local “Safety-net”

    The Nevada County Relief Fund announced its second round of grant awards, totaling $200,000, supporting eleven “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County, who are all providing a life line to our neighbors most in need Read on...
  11. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (20)

    Statewide Closure of All Bars and Indoor Operations of Restaurants, Wineries and Movie Theaters

    Today, Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced additional statewide closures that impact Nevada County business operations. Read on...
  12. Carhop-square

    TFF Carhop Event - July 11-12

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  13. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (19)

    Nevada County Reminds Residents to Help Limit Spread of COVID-19 Over Holiday Weekend

    Summer is officially here in Nevada County. As residents prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend, Nevada County reminds residents to follow best practices for reducing the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  14. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (17)

    Nevada County Announces Interim Public Health Officer Dr. Richard Johnson

    Nevada County Public Health welcomes Dr. Richard Johnson as interim Public Health Officer. Dr. Johnson is an M.D., has a Master’s in Public Health, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read on...
  15. National-Local Coronavirus

    The National and Local Economic Impact of the Coronavirus

    – Renowned economist, Jon Haveman, will present a public talk on the national and local economic impact of the Coronavirus on Thursday, July 9th, from 6:00-7:30PM. Read on...
  16. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (16)

    Surge in Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nevada County

    We have seen a significant increase of new cases in the past weeks. Wednesday marked the highest single day increase since the COVID-19 event began, with ten new cases. The new cases occurred in both Western Nevada County and Eastern Nevada County. Read on...
  17. Lets Talk Nevada County Logo Green

    Nevada County Launches Let’s Talk Nevada County Campaign

    In challenging times, taking care of ourselves and others is important. Life can leave us feeling stressed, anxious and worried during good times, not to mention during a pandemic. Read on...
  18. Carhop-square

    TFF Carhop Event this Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  19. TownHall

    Moving Forward - A Virtual Town Hall with Local Officials

    As we move into Stage 3 reopening, how do we balance the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with community health and wellness? Can we protect both our small businesses and our most vulnerable citizens? Where is our common ground? Read on...
  20. NevCo Relief Fund June 16

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Round 2 Grant Applications from “Safety-net” Nonprofits

    The Nevada County Relief Fund seeks grant applications from “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County providing a life-line to our neighbors most in need, and small businesses throughout the County hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  21. Testing Sites Update

    Nevada County COVID-19 Testing Site Updates

    The state launched 80 OptumServe testing sites throughout California, collaborating with county leaders to identify appropriate testing sites with a focus on underserved communities. Nevada County was successful in getting two of these free COVID-19 test Read on...
  22. Stage 3 Open June 12

    Nevada County Stage 3 Businesses May Reopen with Modifications, June 12th

    Nevada County Public Health has updated Nevada County’s Reopen Plan for the safe reopening of 12 new industry sectors in Nevada County beginning on June 12th, which includes statewide guidance and guidance for variance counties like Nevada County. Read on...
  23. Carhop-square

    Saturday, June 6th TFF Car Hop Event to Celebrate Nevada County Students

    Nevada County is proud to bring together the community and celebrate the graduating class of 2020 through our upcoming Carhop event this weekend. To show support for our graduating high school students in our community the first 300 students will receive Read on...
  24. 28 cases June 2

    Nevada County confirmed COVID-19 cases increases to 48

    Nevada County received notification of six new COVID-19 cases today; five of the residents are closely connected with a common exposure, and the sixth was a person who had no symptoms. All are adults residing in Eastern Nevada County. Read on...
  25. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Announces $210,000 in First-Round Grant Awards

    The Nevada County Relief Fund has announced the first round of grant awards, totaling $210,000 boosting eight “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County, who are providing a life line to our neighbors most in need, and twenty-eight small businesses Read on...
  26. Updated Reopen Plan May 27

    Nevada County Public Health updates Reopen Nevada County Plan

    Nevada County Public Health updates Reopen Nevada County plan to include hair salons, barber shops and religious services with modifications Hair salons and barber shops may now open under Nevada County’s attestation of readiness with the State Read on...
  27. Transit Fare Free

    Nevada County Transit Services Will Provide Fare Free Service Through June 30, 2020

    As our community continues to adapt to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Nevada County Transit Services is providing essential service while implementing best practices to slow the spread of coronavirus. Read on...
  28. Revised STR Order May 26

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Revised Short-Term Rental Order

    Nevada County still under statewide Order Short-term rentals can be rented for stage 2 business travel, to essential service workers and COVID impacted persons Read on...
  29. Heidi Hall 3

    Heidi Hall: Stay Strong and Stand Together

    Since the Governor’s Stay at Home order was issued on March 19, Nevada County, like every community around the world, has struggled to meet the challenges brought on by a global pandemic. While some communities have rushed to re-open, defying state law, Read on...
  30. Great Plates Delivered Program - Square IG (1)

    Great Plates Delivered Begins Service in Nevada County

    Program delivers fresh meals to seniors who do not qualify for other supplemental nutrition programs and supports local food vendors who provide the meals. Read on...
  31. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Grant Applications from “Safety-net” Nonprofits and Small Businesses

    The Nevada County Relief Fund seeks grant applications from “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County providing a life-line to our neighbors most in need, and small businesses throughout the County hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  32. Readiness Plan Approved May 12

    Nevada County's Readiness Plan approved by State

    Nevada County is still under the statewide Stay-at-Home order, however this means that Nevada County has met the State’s readiness criteria to move further into Stage 2 reopening and reopen more local businesses. Read on...
  33. Move forward to Stage 2 May 11

    Nevada County submits Readiness Plan to State to move further towards Stage 2 reopening

    Today, Nevada County Public Health Officials received good news after a meeting with the California Department of Public Health. Nevada County's attestation of readiness to move further into Stage 2 reopening received a positive response from the State. Read on...
  34. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (9)

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Rescinds Local Stay-at-Home Order

    Public Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has rescinded Nevada County's local Stay-at-Home Order. Nevada County is now under the statewide Order and looking towards meeting the state's "readiness criteria". Read on...
  35. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (8)

    Nevada County prepared for modification and Stage 2 of statewide Stay-at-Home Order

    Today Governor Newsom announced good news that "the state can begin to move into Stage 2 of modifying the stay at home order this Friday, May 8, with guidelines released Thursday, May 7," according to a press release on Governor Gavin Newsom's website. Read on...
  36. Coronavirus Increase Testing

    Nevada County will increase COVID-19 testing with new community testing sites

    Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state, Nevada County will soon launch a test site in Grass Valley and another site in Kings Beach, in neighboring Placer County. Read on...
  37. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Empowers Community to Take Care of its Own

    With todays’ public launch of the Nevada County Relief Fund, the community now has a central place to come together and lift up their neighbors and small businesses hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  38. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template

    Community Education on Stay at Home Order

    Nevada County, like the state, continues to be under a Stay-at-Home order. On April 15th, County of Nevada Public Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler issued a local Stay-at-Home order to help clarify local questions. Read on...
  39. Nevada County COVID-19 Symptom Tracker

    COVID-19 Symptom Tracker Now Available to Collect Community-level Data

    If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms that could be related to the COVID-19 virus, including headache, fever, cough, or other respiratory symptoms, please fill out the “Community Symptoms Report” survey online or by calling 1-833-DIAL211. Read on...
  40. Nurse Casey HOME Team Newsflash

    Nevada County Efforts to Reach Individuals Experiencing Homelessness during COVID-19

    Nevada County is partnering closely with the City of Grass Valley, Nevada City, Town of Truckee, and community partners to reach individuals experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  41. 1

    Public Health Officer Issues New Stay-at-Home Order for Nevada County to Clarify Local Questions

    Nevada County Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler has issued a new Order that clarifies and complements the statewide Stay-at-Home Order in order to address local questions and issues. This Order is in effect until rescinded. Read on...
  42. 2

    Public Health Officer Recommends Cloth Face Coverings in Addition to Healthy Hygiene Habits

    In addition to healthy hygiene habits and physical distancing, given more recent evidence that people can transmit the virus before symptoms develop, Dr. Cutler encourages everyone to cover their faces when it is necessary to go out in public. Read on...
  43. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (7)

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Self Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19

    In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect vulnerable individuals and to help prevent the local healthcare system from being overwhelmed, the Nevada County Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has issued two new separate, but related orders. Read on...
  44. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (6)

    Nevada County Public Health Reports the First COVID-19 Related Death

    Nevada County Public Health is reporting the first Nevada County death related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For additional information on the Stay-at-Home Order and recommendations, please visit www.mynevadacounty.com/coronavirus. Read on...
  45. StayHome_Sq-1

    Stay Home & Save Lives from COVID-19

    Nevada County Public Health needs your help in combating coronavirus in our community. At this critical time, you can make an important contribution to the battle against COVID-19 by sheltering in place. Read on...
  46. Gold Country Service Alert

    Gold Country Stage & Lift Service Alert

    Due to issues surrounding COVID-19 including a 60 percent decrease in ridership, Gold Country Stage and Gold Country Lift will begin operating on a reduced service schedule. Read on...
  47. CARES ACT

    Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Frequently Asked Questions

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed on Friday, March 27. The state of California issued a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions document to help make sense of the new relief legislation. Read on...
  48. State Park Press Release

    California State Parks Takes Additional Steps to Help Slow Down the Spread of COVID-19

    California State Parks is temporarily closing vehicle access to 59 additional state parks and beaches to avoid dangerous visitation surges and help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Read on...
  49. Emergency Economic Response_NewsFlash

    Supervisors Launch Nevada County COVID-19 Business Task Force

    Last Friday, over seventy-five business and nonprofit leaders participated in a kick-off video call to launch the “Nevada County COVID-19 Business Task Force,” co-chaired by Board Chair Heidi Hall and Vice Chair Dan Miller. Read on...
  50. Interfaith Food Ministry_Volunteers Needed

    Interfaith Food Ministry Urgently Needs Volunteers

    Interfaith Food Ministry is currently experiencing a shortage of volunteers due to the statewide Order to Stay at Home. Read on...
  51. WIC Card

    All WIC Services are Available by Phone or Video Chat

    All WIC services are available by phone or video chat. Community members should call their local clinic to enroll or certify, obtain future food benefits, reschedule, get breastfeeding help, or to get questions answered. Read on...
  52. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (5)

    Nevada County Public Health Reports Fourth Person with Confirmed COVID-19

    The person who was diagnosed is an adult who resides in Eastern Nevada County, and self-isolated while symptomatic. California’s Stay-At-Home Order is more important than ever to help protect the community. Read on...
  53. Nevada County Public Health Clarifies "Stay-at-Home" for Short-term Rentals

    Nevada County Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has issued a local Order to clarify that short-term lodging should not be used to house people for non-essential needs such as short-term vacation rentals, including hotels, motels, and condominiums. Read on...
  54. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (4)

    Nevada County Public Health Reports Third Person with Confirmed COVID-19

    The adult, who resides in Western Nevada County, recently traveled outside the country. At this time, it appears COVID-19 was acquired during international travel. California’s Stay-At-Home Order is more important than ever to help protect the community. Read on...
  55. NewsFlash - CodeRED Shelter in Place Notice

    CodeRED Alert on Requirements of California’s Stay at Home Order on Tuesday Morning, March 24th

    A CodeRED Alert will go to all Nevada County residents on Tuesday morning, March 24th, to inform everyone about the requirements of California's Stay at Home Order. Those subscribed to CodeRED will receive notifications staggered throughout the morning. Read on...
  56. Coronavirus NewsFlash - 2nd Confirmed Case

    Nevada County Public Health Reports Second Person with Confirmed COVID-19

    This case appears to be a community transmission case. Community transmission is occurring in many parts of California and ­only reinforces the need for social distancing and California’s Stay-At-Home Order. Read on...
  57. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (2)

    Nevada County Limits Public Counter Services and Temporarily Close Buildings Starting March 19th

    To protect the community and slow the spread of COVID-19, the County of Nevada is temporarily closing County facilities to the public beginning Thursday, March 19th. Read on...
  58. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Public Health Reports First Confirmed Case of COVID-19

    Nevada County is announcing its first laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The person is an adult, resides in Eastern County, and has been isolated at home. Read on...
  59. Library Logo NewsFlash

    All Nevada County Libraries Temporarily Closed through April 12, 2020

    Beginning March 16th, all Nevada County Library locations will be closed to the public through April 12th in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus in our community. Various programs are being developed into virtual formats to be accessed from home. Nevada County Library's Open except...
  60. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Public Health Confirms 10 Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19

    Nevada County has had ten persons under investigation for coronavirus, nine of whom have tested negative for COVID-19. The one that is currently under investigation is being tested, and there are still no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nevada County. Read on...
  61. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Declares Local Health Emergency to Increase Coronavirus Response Resources

    Nevada County is declaring a local health emergency and local emergency in response to the emerging, rapidly evolving situation and increasing spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19. There are no known cases of coronavirus in Nevada County currently. Read on...
  62. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    3/1 Update: Still No Cases of Coronavirus in Nevada County

    There are no known cases of coronavirus in Nevada County currently. Local health care providers are partnering closely with Nevada County Public Health to be able to quickly respond if a possible coronavirus case were to happen here. Read on...
  63. Coronavirus web screenshot NewsFlash

    Public Health Launches 211 Call Center and Updated Website to Encourage Community Preparedness

    Coronavirus is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and Public Health will provide local, updated information at www.mynevadacounty.com/coronavirus. Public Health has also activated Connecting Point's Call Center to answer community questions. Read on...
  64. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    2/27 Update: No Cases of Coronavirus in Nevada County

    The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) remains in the media and of concern to many, so the Nevada County Public Health Department created a new “News and Updates” tab on our website, in an effort to keep the community better informed. Read on...
  65. Coronavirus Home and Residence Disinfection Guidance NCDEH_Page_1_NewsFlash

    Cleaning Recommendations for Homes with Known/Suspected Coronavirus Infections

    These recommendations are based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and will be updated as needed and as additional information becomes available. Recommendations are given for cleaning, laundry and disposal of waste. Read on...
  66. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    1/28 Update: No Cases of Coronavirus in Nevada County

    Due to recent inquiries and to promote the health and safety of residents, the Public Health Department is closely monitoring the recent coronavirus outbreak in China. There have been no suspected or confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nevada County. Read on...

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Questions? Call 2-1-1

To respond to community questions, Public Health has activated a Call Center with Connecting Point. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-833-DIAL211 (833-342-5211) to talk with a call center representative about any non-emergency and non-medical inquiries.