Thursday, March 19, 2020

City Coronavirus (COVID-19) update and resource information


Connect with Pacifica/Deirdre Martin, Mayor, "Update from the Mayor, Coronavirus (COVID-19)."

World map showing countries with COVID-19 cases
COVID-19: where it is, is green;
where it isn't, is gray or white.
Rapidly escalating Coronavirus (COVID-19) response actions in Pacifica and throughout the region are on the forefront of everyone’s minds and daily routines, as are questions and concerns that are expected, understood, and normal in such a time of an unprecedented and prolonged public health crisis. This update provides a substantial amount of information about the City of Pacifica’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic. 
Two facts we know for sure – 1) conditions will get worse before they get better, which is why it is essential everyone follows shelter in place and social distancing orders, and 2) we will get through this together with the strength, compassion, and dedication in our community. Last Friday there were 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases in San Mateo County; as of March 18, this number has climbed to 80, with, tragically, one confirmed death. With rapid response, the entire Bay Area region is now under a “Shelter in Place” (SIP) order as of Tuesday, 3/17, 12:01 am. Following this order is essential to increase the regions chances of being able to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 cases and not overwhelming our region’s healthcare system.
The City of Pacifica has been focused on several areas of action – Ensuring essential city services continue in a health protective manner for the public and employees ; Coordinating with other cities, the County, and partner organizations to bring consistency and stability in response actions ; and Providing information to the public The City of Pacifica’s dedicated webpage, which is being updated daily, is currently the major information portal for everything related to this crisis: www.cityofpacifica.org/coronavirus.   .....  Read more.
Thank you for sheltering in place , practicing social-distancing , and helping keep our community safe and healthy in this time of unprecedented health crisis. Together we will get through this challenging time.   
Sincerely, Deirdre Martin, Mayor
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Note: the world map update of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC.gov.
Posted by Kathy Meeh

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

it's a freaking cold you demon rats.