3/22/20 Update: First Death in Yolo County

Post Date:03/22/2020 3:19 PM

Coronavirus in Yolo County

As of March 22, 2020 there is one death and six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Yolo County. The fatality occurred in an older adult with underlying chronic health problems. The infection was community acquired and was previously reported as the 6th confirmed Yolo County case. Stay up to date by visiting the Yolo County Novel Coronavirus website. Please continue to practice recommended social distancing guidelines and follow the Yolo County Public Health Officer's enforceable shelter in place order. Check out Yolo County's new Frequently Asked Questions document and submit questions or concerns online.

Businesses are Open

Mayor Christopher Cabaldon explains that essential businesses remain open. Please call ahead to make sure they are in fact open for customers. Also, there is no need to hoard supplies, keep only what you need on hand. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLhWWKO9I7s  


Food Access in Yolo County

Yolo County residents in need of food assistance can use many of the resources from Yolo Food Bank. There are more than 50 food distribution sites throughout Yolo County: https://yolofoodbank.org/get-help/


Yolo Crisis Nursery 

The Yolo Crisis Nursery is developing online resources, and information to help families stay strong and resilient. Like the Friends of the Yolo Crisis Nursery page on Facebook for the latest updates. Please visit www.yolocrisisnursery.org to learn more about the nursery.

WUSD Update on Standardized Testing

A letter from the Washington Unified School District Superintendent gave the following update on standardized testing:

  • We have been in contact with the College Board and have been told all SATs are postponed in March – May 2020. The next SAT exam scheduled is in June 2020.
  • AP Exams: Good news! Students will be able to take streamlined exams on any device. There will also be online review sessions for students to stay fresh on their AP content.

Please read the full letter here.

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