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File #: 21-0203    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/29/2021 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including an Update Associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19); and Provide Possible Direction Regarding Essential Services in Mendocino County, Operational Preparation and Response, and Associated Countywide Economic Impacts (Sponsor: Executive Office)
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TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: February 9, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Carmel J. Angelo
PHONE:
4441
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Andrew Coren, MD, PhD, County Health Officer




ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 1 Hour


AGENDA TITLE:
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Discussion and Possible Action Including an Update Associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19); and Provide Possible Direction Regarding Essential Services in Mendocino County, Operational Preparation and Response, and Associated Countywide Economic Impacts
(Sponsor: Executive Office)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Receive update regarding COVID-19 in the County, discuss and/or provide direction regarding essential services in Mendocino County, operational preparation and response, and associated countywide economic impacts.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On March 10, 2020, the Board of Supervisors ratified the Local Emergency related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) as proclaimed by the Chief Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services and ratified the Existence of a Local Health Emergency as Proclaimed by the Health Officer on March 4, 2020. The Board has continued to receive regular updates on the status of COVID-19 in Mendocino County. Since that time, the Board of Supervisors has received update during each meeting related to COVID-19.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:

Mendocino County Public Health has been actively responding to the threat of COVID-19 since early January 2020. On March 4, 2020, Mendocino County declared a local health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Mendocino County Health Officer issuing multiple Health Orders.

As a result of the imminent threat presented to Mendocino County's public health due to COVID-19, staff will be available to address Board of Supervisors questions related to the following topics as needed:

* Health Officer Briefing (Dr. Andrew Coren)
* County Services/DOC
* Vaccine ...

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