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Yolo County once again encouraging masking as COVID-19 cases rise

Yolo County has launched a new initiative to encourage the community to cover their faces again. Officials are asking businesses, schools and churches to voluntarily post signs to alert people to the spread of COVID-19. “We’re hoping there’s a large number of people out there that if they knew there was a high risk they would cover their faces,” John Fout, Yolo County spokesman told KCRA 3 on Saturday. Health officials say that despite the drop in the number of COVID-19, wastewater. Levels in some parts of Yolo County show symptoms of COVID-19 are as high now as they were in January, which was at the height of the omicron wave. “The number of cases is misleading and does not accurately reflect the full burden of COVID-19 in Yolo County,” the county said in a statement. The signs that businesses can put up are colorful. Red represents a high risk of spreading COVID-19, yellow is medium and green is low. The signs suggest who should wear a mask at each risk level. The district said that in addition to the signs outside the buildings that warn of the spread of the disease, they will also distribute 20,000 high-quality medical supplies for free in all schools in the district. Health officials advise people to wear N95, KN95 and KF94 masks in public indoor spaces. now,” said Yolo County Health Officer, Dr. Aimee Sisson, in a statement. “The signs that will be posted will let people know what the risk level is so they can make the right choices. about covering their faces when they enter the building. Yolo County businesses can download their color codes here.

Yolo local government has launched a new program to encourage the community to cover their faces again.

Officials are asking businesses, schools and churches to post signs informing people about the current spread of the COVID-19 virus.

“We’re hoping there’s a lot of people out there that if they knew there was a big risk they’d shut down,” Yolo County spokesman John Fout told KCRA 3 on Saturday.

Health officials said despite the drop in the number of COVID-19 cases, drinking water levels in some parts of Yolo County showed that COVID-19 reached its peak in January, which was at the height of the omicron wave.

“The number of cases is misleading and does not accurately reflect the full burden of COVID-19 in Yolo County,” the county said in a statement.

The signs that businesses can put up are colorful. Red represents a high risk of spreading COVID-19, yellow is moderate and green is low. The signs suggest who should wear a mask at each risk level.

The district said that in addition to the signs outside the buildings that warn of the spread of the disease, they will also distribute 20,000 high-quality medical supplies for free in all schools in the district. Health officials advise people to wear N95, KN95 and KF94 masks in public indoor spaces.

“Face masks and respirators do not work nearly as well as N95, KN95, or KF94 against the strains that are circulating now,” Yolo County Health Officer Dr. Aimee Sisson said in a news release. “The signs that will be posted will let people know what the risk level is so they can make the right choice about wearing a mask when they enter the building.”

Yolo County businesses can download their own colorful signs here.

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