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Pandemic, Stay Home 4th of July.

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County Beaches are like a Magnet, Now is not the time to enjoy them.Protect the residents from Pacifica to Pescadero. Tell everyone to stay home.

Stay Home, Wear a Mask, Protect All County Health Officers, Doctors, Nurses, Medical Staff, Firefighters, Police Officers, Store Clerks. The time to open up is when they say they feel safe and have all the PPE to do their jobs safely. SMC has never been there yet.

San Mateo County has a chance to show the WORLD they know what the word Pandemic means. Show the World that you take your Health and their Health threat seriously. You can’t blame other Countries for considering the Banning of Americans to travel, Who in their right mind would let us in.

pan·dem·ic
/panˈdemik/
adjective
  1. (of a disease) prevalent over a whole country or the world.

Political Interest have never been the same as Medical Interest. YOU are responsible for your Health and those you Love and Respect.

San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow is the one and only person I recommend you seek medical PANDEMIC advice from.

Here are some comments from Healt Officials from LATIMES article today.

“Every single one of those county health officers faces an impossible set of circumstances,” said David Relman, a Stanford doctor.

“Our professionalism is being exploited.” nurses at one hospital have gone on strike to protest what they say is understaffing and a lack of protective gear.

It has left some medical experts to warn the state is not experiencing a second wave, but a failure to maintain the flattened curve of the first one.

If the spread isn’t stopped soon, they warn, it may become impossible.

“It could get to some point where there literally is just too much disease to manage,” Relman said.

“I’m not sure why everyone is so surprised that we’re surging again. It never went away, and we opened up” while mask wearing was being “politicized,” the physician said, calling it “very frustrating.”

“It leaves us feeling in like we’re not enough,” McIntosh said. “I feel like this is all setting us up to fail.”

San Mateo County Residents show the world that you are Serious Citizens.

Stay Home, Wear Masks.

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CDC Adds 6 Symptoms for COVID-19

By Michael G. Stogner

Today there are NINE Symptoms on the CDC’s list. Just think about how many people were refused a test because they didn’t meet the criteria.

CDC updates list of coronavirus symptoms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added six new possible symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

• Fever

• Cough

• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

• Chills

• Repeated shaking with chills

• Muscle pain

• Headache

• Sore throat

• New loss of taste or smell

It had previously only noted fever, cough and shortness of breath as possible symptoms of COVID-19.

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San Mateo County has 39 COVID-19 Deaths not 28.

By Michael G. Stogner

How is that possible? That is 11 deaths since this mornings update.

Who is providing the Death numbers shouldn’t it be the Coroners Office?

Louise Rogers Chief of Health just reported to the Board of Supervisors that San Mateo County has 39 Deaths related to COVID-19. The Health Department Data base shows 28 as of 8:00 AM this morning.

She said of the Deaths 24 White, 10 Asian, 3 Hispanic, 1 Black I didn’t catch the last one.

I’ll update when the County puts the video on the website.

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SMC Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow COVID-19 Update.

By Michael G. Stogner

Message from April 13, 2020

Please read or reread my statements below from 3/23/20, 3/16/20, 3/10/20, 3/5/20, and 2/27/20 to get a better understanding of where we find ourselves today and actions you can take to protect yourselves and your family.  

We continue to be in a very challenging situation.  This situation has impacted every aspect of our lives and will continue to do so for a long time.  There are several bits of good news.  By many accounts, there has been extraordinary adherence to the Shelter-in-Place (SIP) orders which were put into place here earlier than in other places in the country.  There is no perfect adherence, by any means, but it seems to be the major reason for lowering the rate of new infections to a stable level.  The adherence has been so good, in fact, the models we’re using to predict our future state don’t seem to be able to account for this fact.  It appears that we have flattened the curve, at least this first curve, for now.  I am hopeful we have avoided the catastrophe that New York and Italy experienced, for the time being.  Everyone who is cooperating with the orders and law enforcement and others who are enforcing the orders should be commended in the highest possible way.  Although it may not seem like it, you are doing your part, you are serving your community by limiting your contact with others.  Thank you.  And, as always, special thanks to our first responders, healthcare workers, and other essential workers who are keeping us safe and fed during this crisis.

TRADE OFFS. Without doubt, we will get through this.  But we need to be very deliberate about our next steps.  If we don’t take our next steps carefully, we will experience the worst of what this virus has to offer.  What we’re being faced with, in our immediate future, are trade-offs of the most significant kind.  We have to find a way to increase the immunity of the population (in public health terms, this is called “herd immunity”) slowly and methodically, while minimizing death, with equity in mind, while not overloading the healthcare system, and minimizing economic damage.  Many of these considerations work in opposite directions.  An effective vaccine or effective medical treatments would certainly make our path forward much easier, but neither of these seem to be available to us in the short or medium term.  There is no playbook for the decisions we face or the balance we should attempt to maintain between these competing interests.  Some very smart people have put forth some criteria that should be considered regarding how to slowly unwind the SIP orders and we are considering all of them now.  Most of these decisions have very limited underlying supporting data.  One thing I do know is that releasing the restrictions on movement and gatherings too soon, or in not an incremental enough way, will diminish the gains we’ve made and will unleash the very thing we are attempting to avoid.  Herd immunity is typically 70-80+/-% based on the characteristics of the disease.  So we have a long way to go.  There are no quick fixes.

DATA. There has been some concern expressed that we’re not being transparent enough with the data.  Everyone would like more data.  Well, I too would like more data.  There simply is not a lot of data either about the virus itself, how and why it spreads so easily, how and why it causes such devastating disease in some folks, or how it’s spreading here.  For those who are deeply steeped in working with data, as I and my staff are, you know that datasets have their own personalities, their own strengths and their own weaknesses.  You know that data can either lead you to an approximation of the truth, or data can mislead you and cause you to make incorrect conclusions and, therefore, take wrong actions.  The data we have is, simply, very limited.  This is based on the facts that many characteristics of the virus are unknown and that testing remains very constrained here.  This requires us to synthesize estimates from very different sources of data that may be more qualitative in nature.  For the data that is put up on our website, except for the hospital level data, which is mostly accurate, I tend to look at it skeptically, specifically the cases and the deaths, not because those aren’t accurate from what we know, but because they don’t reflect what’s actually going on very well.  People generally want data to be able to make informed decisions about lowering their risk.  The data we have, if it were to be presented to you on a more granular level, would be misleading, and I believe, downright deceptive.  This is what I think you need to know.  This virus appears to be wildly transmissible especially within households or congregate settings.  Your risk from contracting the infection from any human you encounter in San Mateo County and outside your immediate household continues to be substantial unless you take all the recommended actions to protect yourself.  I hesitate to give you the following numbers, because first of all they are a guess, and secondly because some will think they are too low to take action.  My best guess is that approximately 2-3% of the SMC population are currently infected or have recovered from the infection.  That’s around 15-25,000 people and they are all over the county and in every community.  I don’t believe this number is off by a factor of 10, but it could be off by a factor of 2 to 3.  Without the SIP, it could have well been over 50-75,000 by now, and that would have overwhelmed our healthcare system.  So if you want to get a sense of how many infected or recovered cases are around you, just multiply your city population by 2 or 3%.  My best guess on the number of people who are capable of transmitting the virus now is just under 1%, or approximately 5-7,000 people.  These numbers are likely to be more accurate than the numbers we are sharing on our website.  I know that sounds ridiculous, but these estimates are better than the direct counts that I can currently provide you.  That’s the status of our testing data at the moment.  I anticipate, and am hopeful, that our estimates will improve remarkably over time.

Scott Morrow, MD, MPH
San Mateo County Health Officer
April 13, 2020

Dr. Scott Morrow March 16, 2020 SIP Order

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San Mateo County Residents Cover your Face.

By Michael G. Stogner

For Immediate Release
New Bay Area Public Health Recommendation to Cover the Face

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Bay Area health officials are recommending residents cover their nose and mouth with cloth when leaving home for essential travel such as doctor appointments, grocery shopping or pharmacy visits.

The regional recommendation aligns with new guidance from the California Department of Public Health.

The face coverings do not have to be hospital grade but need to cover the nose and mouth. For example, bandanas, fabric masks and neck gaiters are acceptable. Fabric covers and bandanas can be washed and used again.

Health officials do not recommend that the public use medical masks (N-95 or surgical masks), which are in limited supply and must be preserved for our health care workers and first responders.

Up until now, local officials have not recommended the large-scale use of face coverings, but circumstances have changed.

Covering the nose and mouth with cloth also may be beneficial as a reminder to keep physical distancing. Health officials continue to stress that staying home, frequent hand

County of San Mateo

Joint Information Center Media Line: 650-779-9939 smc_ jic@smcgov.org

April 2, 2020

Cloth face coverings, when combined with physical distancing and hand washing, may prevent transmission of coronavirus to others when leaving the house for essential activities.

Medical masks should be preserved for health care workers and first responders

“In addition to shelter-in-place and social distancing requirements, wearing a mask in public is an important tool to stop the community spread of this disease,” says Scott Morrow, MD, San Mateo County health officer. “People with no or mild symptoms may have coronavirus and not know it. Wearing face coverings helps protect others from exposure.”

washing and physical distancing are the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

Acceptable face coverings can be made of a variety of cloth materials, be factory-made or hand-sewn, or can be improvised using bandanas, scarves, t-shirts, sweatshirts or towels.

Face coverings should be washed frequently with detergent and hot water and dried on a hot cycle. Ideally, wash your face covering after each use, and have a dedicated laundry bag or bin.

Make sure the covering is comfortable – you don’t want to have to keep adjusting the mask, which means touching your face. Always wash your hands, or use hand sanitizer, before AND after touching your face or face coverings.

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San Mateo County Close all Parks. Get on the same page.

By Michael G. Stogner

Update: March 27, 2020 1:30 PM Good News SMC Parks are Closed

This should be a no brainer, COVID-19 is a Virus with no cure, no vaccine, we don’t know how it spreads, we have first responders who wear PPE getting infected and San Mateo County Leaders think its ok to encourage people to leave their homes after Governor Newson issued a Stay in Home order, on top of San Mateo County Health Shelter in Place order. This is like the President saying go to Church on Easter Sunday.

From: Sabrina BRENNAN <sabrina@dfm.com>
Subject: CLOSE ALL SMC COUNTY PARKS
Date: March 27, 2020 at 11:37:01 AM PDT
To: Nicholas Calderon <NCalderon@smcgov.org>
Cc: Don Horsley <dhorsley@smcgov.org>, Deborah Hirst <dhirst@smcgov.org>, Chris Hunter <chris.hunter@asm.ca.gov>

Hello Nicholas, 
Please apply common sense and meet the moment!  
San Mateo County Parks message to “Keep Parks Open” is inconsistent with Scott Morrow’s message to the public and is giving the public the idea that it is just fine to go to your favorite park or beach. Your decision to keep County Parks open is straining local resources, especially the grocery markets, and absolutely increasing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yesterday, the public got into a yelling and screaming fight at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve after hours and sticks and logs were being thrown by visitors who appeared inebriated. I’m concerned that another bloody fist fight might breakout on the Pillar Point Bluff Trail as was the case not that long ago when an off leash dog walker got into a physical altercation with visitors and the Sheriff had to intervene.
Governor Newsom’s decision to close State Parks was wise; please follow his lead. I urge you to close all County Parks including the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Please take action and close County Parks TODAY before the weekend! 


Thank you,

Sabrina Brennan & Aimee Luthringer Moss Beach, CA

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Dave Pine <dpine@smcgov.org>

To:Michael Stogner,akeighran@burlingame.org,Adam Rak,t.livermore@woodsidetown.org,Herb Perez and 57 more…Fri, Mar 27 at 1:21 PM

We initially held off on closing the parks given the importance of getting outside and exercising and doing things for the good of one’s mental health.  But because of the overwhelming crowds at the parks, people not practicing social distancing, and the shortage of park personnel, we made the call today to close all the County Parks.  A public announcement will be going out soon.

Dave Pine

Dave Pine

Supervisor, District 1

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

400 County Center, 1st Floor

Redwood City, CA 94063

(650) 363-4571 (w)

(650) 814-3103 (m)

Beckmeyer, Sue <beckmeyers@ci.pacifica.ca.us>

To:Michael Stogner Fri, Mar 27 at 2:16 PM

Hi Michael,
The County Manager has closed all county parks as of today.
Regards,- Sue Beckmeyer   Pacifica Mayor pro Tem

San Mateo County Parks Announcement

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San Mateo County 8 Deaths in 1 Day. COVID-19

By Michael G. Stogner

Update: July 01, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3311 108 Deaths

Update June 30, 2020 8:00 PM San Mateo County Cases  3248 108 Deaths     

Update: June 29, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3141 106 Deaths

Update June 28, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3083 106 Deaths

Update: June 27, 2020 4:00 PM San Mateo County Cases 3083 106 Deaths

Update: June 26, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3049 106 Deaths

Update: June 25, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2996 104 Deaths

Update: June 24, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2961 104 Deaths

Update: June 23, 2020 7:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 2901 104 Deaths

Update: June 22, 2020 9;30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2825 103 Deaths

Update: June 21, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2825 103 Deaths

Update: June 20, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2797 103 Deaths

Update: June 19, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2770 103 Deaths

Update: June 18, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2678 99 Deaths

Update: June 17, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2653 99 Deaths

Update: June 16, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2625 99 Deaths

Update June 15, 2020 *:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2591 99 Deaths

Update: June 13, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2553 99 Deaths

Update: June 12, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2533 99 Deaths

Update: June 11, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2494 93 Deaths

Update: June 10, 2020 7:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 2475 93 Deaths

Update: June 09, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2437 93 Deaths

Update: June 08, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2394 88 Deaths

Update: June 07, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2342 88 Deaths

Update: June 06, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2330 88 Deaths

Update: June 05, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2299 88 Deaths

Update: June 04, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2255 84 Deaths

Update: June 03, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2212 84 Deaths

Update: June 02, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2188 84 Deaths

Update: June 01, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2169 84 Deaths

Update: May 31, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2129 84 Deaths

Update: May 30, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2104 84 Deaths

Update: May 29, 2020 7:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 2061 84 Deaths

Update: May 28, 2020 7:00 PM San Mateo County Cases 2045 82 Deaths

Update: May 27, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2022 82 Deaths

Update: May 26, 2020 9:28 AM San Mateo County Cases 1940 82 Deaths

Update: May 25, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1925 76 Deaths

Update: May 24, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1847 76 Deaths

Update: May 23, 2020 7:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 1791 76 Deaths

Update: May 21, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1738 75 Deaths

Update: May 20, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1701 75 Deaths

Update: May 19, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1687 75 Deaths

Update: May 18, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1680 68 Deaths

Update: May 17, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1652 68 Deaths

Update: May 16, 2020 3:30 PM San Mateo County Cases 1612 67 Deaths

Update: May 15, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1575 66 Deaths

Update: May 14, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1536 66 Deaths

Update: May 13, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1515 65 Deaths

Update: May 12, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1497 65 Deaths

Update: May 11, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1464 65 Deaths

Update: May 10, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1453 65 Deaths

Update: May 09, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1425 62 Deaths

Update: May 08, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1398 57 Deaths

Update: May 07, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1377 56 Deaths

Update: May 06, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1341 56 Deaths

Update: May 05, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1315 56 Deaths

Update: May 04, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1281 52 Deaths

Update: May 03, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1268 51 Deaths

Update: May 02, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1233 51 Deaths

Update May 01, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1197 51 Deaths

Update: April 30, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1171 48 Deaths

Update: April 29, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1136 48 Deaths

Update: April 28, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1099 48 Deaths

Update: April 27, 2020 2:00 PM San Mateo County Cases 1080 46 Deaths

Update: April 27, 2020 1:00PM San Mateo County Cases 1080 43 Deaths

Update: April 26, 2020 5:30 PM San Mateo County Cases 1054 43 Deaths

Update: April 26, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 1019 43 Deaths

Update: April 25, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 1019 41 Deaths

Update: April 24, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 989 41 Deaths

Update: April 23, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 966 39 Deaths

Update: April 22, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 958 39 Deaths

Update: April 21, 2020 10 :00 AM San Mateo County Case 935 39 Deaths

Update: April 21, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 935 28 Deaths

Update: April 20, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 920 28 Deaths

Update: April 19, 2020 no data reported.

Update: April 18, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 838 28 Deaths

Update: April 17, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 797 28 Deaths

Update : April 16, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 767 28 Deaths

Update: April 15, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 751 21 Deaths

Update: April 14, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 747 21 Deaths

Update: April 13, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 701 21 Deaths

Update: April 11, 2020 10:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 652 21 Deaths

Update: April 10, 2020 10:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 638 21 Deaths

Update: April 9, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 633 21 Deaths

Update: April 8, 2020 11:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 617 21 Deaths

Update: April 7, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 589 21 Deaths

Update: April 6, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 579 13 Deaths

Update: April 5, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 555 13 Deaths

Update: April 4, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 538 13 Deaths

Update: April 3, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 486 13 Deaths

Update: April 2, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 453 10 Deaths

Update: April 1, 2020 8:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 388 10 Deaths

Update: March 31, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 309 10 Deaths

Update: March 30, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 309 6 Deaths

Update: March 29, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 277 6 Deaths

Update: March 28, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 274 6 Deaths

Update: March 27, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 239 6 Deaths

Update: March 26, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 195 5 Deaths.

San Mateo County as of this morning reported 165 Cases with 5 Deaths. Up until today total cases were 161 with 1 Death. That’s 4 Deaths in one day.

That is a 3% Fatality Rate at this time.

You and only you are responsible for your Health and Safety.

Remember There is no cure, no vaccine and even if you test positive most likely you will be sent home.

Best of health to you

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Menlo Park Fire District has 6 Firefighters at home. COVID-19 Issues

By Michael G. Stogner

Update: March 24, 2020 On more Firefighter is home for a total of 7

Policy changes: Firefighters will now wear medical gloves, masks and safety glasses when responding to medical calls, said Chief Harold Schapelhouman.

Patients, will be asked to meet firefighters outside if possible.

“We can’t afford to have our first responders on the sidelines while they are waiting for testing, testing results and/or to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine, if they are symptom-free,” Schapelhouman said. “If this gets worse, which is what we are planning and preparing for, then it could become both overwhelming and unsustainable.”

Schapelhouman said the goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep the district fully functional.

Schapelhouman said firefighters so far have responded to at least a dozen suspected COVID-19 incidents.

Most recently, three firefighters treated a man who later tested positive for the deadly respiratory disease. They wore proper protective equipment, or PPE, during the call, but not safety glasses, and were “considered exposed” because their eyes could have been exposed to vaporized mist from a nebulizer the man was given to help him breathe.

Schapelhouman said the firefighters have not exhibited any symptoms but will remain in quarantine until March 28.

“That incident made us take a big step back and collectively look at what was being recommended, what we were doing, and say, ‘We can do better so that this doesn’t happen again,’” he said.

Two more firefighters were also sidelined after treating an ill man with a wife who is hospitalized with the virus, Schapelhouman said. One tested negative for COVID-19 and results are pending for the other.

Schapelhouman said a sixth firefighter self-isolated for 14 days after he was possibly exposed at a training center in San Jose, where at least 13 firefighters have tested positive.

Along with the additional safety gear, the fire district is rolling out a two-person unit to handle suspected COVID-19 incidents, Schapelhouman said. More units will be added based on demand.

“At some point, we know our firefighters will contract COVID-19,” Schapelhouman said. “Most are not in the risk categories and all are extremely healthy and fit based upon the daily expectations of our profession, but our collective goal is to delay, or stop, spread for as long as possible.”

Menlo Park Fire District is just one in San Mateo County there are several. This is just an example of how quickly things change. All first responders and medical personnel must have the P.P.E. to do the job they all want to do and the job the public is counting on them to do.

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Dr. Scott Morrow COVID-19 "Dire and Catastrophic."

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County Health Dr. Scott Morrow

Wednesday March 18, 2020 Dr. Scott Morrow was on a COVID-19 conference call for San Mateo County.

Dr. Scott Morrow, San Mateo County’s Health Officer, said “the numbers could explode.”

“If I was to describe the condition in San Mateo County right now it would be somewhere between dire and catastrophic,” Morrow said. “It is capable of explosive growth in the population.”

San Mateo County has 80 Cases with one Death. as of today 3/19/20

The United States of America has only tested 1,400 (According to Congresswoman Jackie Speier.) There lies the critical problem.

San Mateo County Health Website

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Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos What is your Plan to Protect?

By Michael G. Stogner

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

The San Mateo County Sheriff Employees and their Families. They have a right to know and they have a right to protect themselves if you won’t.

Sheriff Bolanos, What is your plan to protect your Employees?

What is your plan to protect the Inmates in San Mateo County?

How many COVID-19 Test Kits have you had since Jan. 20, 2020 and How many do you have today?

San Mateo County Counsel Attorney for Sheriff, David Silberman

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  • David Silberman <dsilberman@smcgov.org>To: Michael Stogner Tue, Mar 17 at 6:32 PM
  • I am working on a special assignment related to response to Covid-19 and it may take me a longer than usual amount of time to respond.  Please bear with me.

What are you and San Mateo County Counsel Attorney David Silberman providing as a Safe Quarantine Location for Deputies who come into contact with potential COVID-19 carriers, or Confirmed people with the virus? Is there a location for them to safely stay away from their families if that is what the Spouses desire.

Has the Jail Population been reduced?

Have you instructed the Patrol Deputies to interact with the public in a different way since Jan. 20, 2020?

San Mateo County Sheriff G. Bolanos has refused to answer that Question?

Michael Stogner <michaelgstogner@yahoo.com>To:SHERIFFS_PIO,Carlos BolanosCc:Warren Slocum,Don Horsley,Dave Pine,Dave Canepa,Carole Groomand 3 more…Tue, Mar 17 at 6:32 PM

Hello Rosemerry and Sheriff Carlos Bolanos,
Can you tell me How many Test Kits does the Sheriff’s Office have on hand today, What is the Policy for patrol Deputies interacting with the public and when should they be testing for their safety. Since COVID-19 Positive Results are from people who show no sign of illness, what are you and D.J Wozniak advising the Deputies and Sergeants to do to Protect themselves and their families. Have you provided a safe location for Deputies to self Quarantine away from their families if that is what the spouses request.
Have you had any Deputies or Correctional Officers tested for COVID-19 to date. Have any tested positive? Do you have any staff of Self Quarantine today?

Thank You
Michael G. Stogner San Mateo County News.com

COVID-19 Testing is the Most Important action that can take place.

How many Tests Kits do you have Sheriff Bolanos?

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