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Mendocino County Health Officer to Hold Press Conference on COVID-19 Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Post Date:03/19/2020 10:32 AM

In light of recent news regarding Mendocino County’s first case of COVID-19, Mendocino County Public Health is working around the clock to help slow the spread of this virus in our community. In partnership with local healthcare clinics, County Health Officer Dr. Noemi Doohan will hold a press conference updating the community on what is being done to mitigate COVID-19 on a healthcare provider-level, and will provide more information on the current Shelter-In-Place Order and first COVID-19 case in our community.

When: Thursday, March 19, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Where: County Administrative Center – Board Chambers – 501 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 95482

Who: Noemi Doohan, MD, PhD, Mendocino County Health Officer

Live Online: The press conference will be live streamed on the Mendocino County YouTube Channel ( and Facebook page


THIS PRESS CONFERENCE FORUM IS FOR MEDIA PERSONNEL ONLY, BUT THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO WATCH FROM THE COUNTY’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL OR FACEBOOK PAGE. Press is considered essential business and Mendocino County will be enforcing social distancing during the press conference, a practice that is easier with fewer attendees. Press will be required to check-in at the door for screening.

For more information, please contact the Mendocino County Executive Office at (707) 463 4441 or