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File #: 21-1211    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentations Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/25/2021 In control: Public Health
On agenda: 11/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Acceptance of an Update Associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19); and Adoption of Resolution Finding That State or Local Officials Continue to Recommend Measures to Promote Social Distancing In Connection With Public Meetings (Sponsor: Public Health)
Attachments: 1. Resolution 21-166, 2. Resolution, 3. Recommendation, 4. Health Officer Report, 5. COVID BOS 11_9_2021, 6. 11-09-21 Zbitnoff Correspondence, 7. 11-09-21 Weibel Correspondence

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Public Health
MEETING DATE: November 9, 2021


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Andrew Coren, M.D.
Public Health Officer
PHONE:
472-2789


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 20 minutes


AGENDA TITLE:
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Discussion and Possible Action Including Acceptance of an Update Associated with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19); and Adoption of Resolution Finding That State or Local Officials Continue to Recommend Measures to Promote Social Distancing In Connection With Public Meetings
(Sponsor: Public Health)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Receive update regarding COVID-19 in Mendocino County and adopt Resolution finding that State or local officials continue to recommend measures to promote social distancing in connection with public meetings; authorize Chair to sign same.
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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)
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Pursuant to new legislation (AB 3...

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