The Alameda County Public Health Department and Solano Public Health are reporting that two health care workers are presumptive positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Both cases are pending confirmatory testing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This is the first presumptive case of COVID-19 in Alameda County. Both cases are NorthBay VacaValley Hospital health care workers, one of whom resides in Alameda County. Both individuals had exposure to the community-acquired case currently hospitalized at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. More COVID-19 cases are expected in the Bay Area and nationwide - now is the time to prepare for increased community spread.
For more information, please see the full press release
Hospitals, government entities, school districts and employers should plan now for how best to decrease the spread of illness and lower the impact of COVID-19.
To assist you with your planning, please see the
Full Community Preparedness Update
for a summary of the CDC’s guidance for consideration with your decision-making process.
Alameda County Public Health Department:
Neetu Balram, Public Information Manager
If you have questions, please contact Mr. David Lopez, Assoc. Director of Advocacy and Policy, at
or (510) 654-5383.