Plumas County has first confirmed case of COVID-19

Plumas County Public Health received notification today, March 31, of a positive COVID-19 test result from Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno for a resident in the east area of Plumas County.

An investigation is underway to determine if any other residents may have been exposed. Exposed residents identified during the investigation will be contacted by a member of the Public Health COVID- 19 Response Team for further screening.

Public Health is reluctant to provide more details now in an effort to protect the identity of the person. More information may be provided as situation develops.

Public Health and Plumas County Office of Emergency Service are working closely with local health care partners and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to determine needs and resources at this time.

If you have any questions please contact the Plumas County COVID-19 informational phone line 530- 283-6400 or send an e-mail to [email protected] or visit our website at