COVID-19 Info


January 7, 2022 — With both Delta and the highly transmissible Omicron variant circulating, COVID-19 case rates are on the rise in Nevada County. The increasing case rates mirror what’s happening throughout the state and nation as the predicted winter surge takes shape following the holidays.

Currently, Nevada County’s average case rate is at 43.9 cases per day over the last 7 days. The Nevada County Coronavirus Dashboard (link below) shows the spike in cases over the last week alone.



Tahoe Forest Health System COVID-19 Statistics

Town of Truckee COVID-19 Page


Vaccination is the most important tool to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

Go to the LHI website to schedule a COVID-19 test. or learn about other testing options.

Click here to learn more about COVID-19 vaccinations in Nevada County

Click here to go to the Tahoe Forest Health System Vaccine Information page.

Tahoe Forest Hospital RN Hotline: 530-582-3450 – For questions re: COVID 19 symptoms, testing, seeking physician care or ER care or other relevant medical treatment.


Nevada County Face Masks Orders

On November 9, 2021, Nevada County Public Health order requires all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings and businesses, with limited exemptions, and recommends
that businesses make face coverings available to individuals entering the business. This Order also requires that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear face coverings outdoors in crowded settings, regardless of vaccination status, when six-foot distance is not possible.

Read the full order here.

You can dial “211” to reach Connecting Point if you have any questions about Nevada County health or other issues.

Masks Required Sign

Download “Masks Required Here” signage to post at your business or public facility.

FREE PPE for Small Businesses

Request no-cost PPE for small businesses from the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services. There is a limited supply available at the California Welcome Center/Truckee Train Depot. Email or stop by.


Continuing safety measures protects the health and well-being of Californians.

Dos and Don’ts for Daily Life:

Restaurants, shopping malls, movie theaters, and most everyday places are open as normal with no capacity limits or social distancing required. Protect yourself and others by keeping these common-sense rules in mind.

✔️ Wear a mask if you’re unvaccinated, especially in crowded, indoor environments❌ Expect others to be ready to shake hands or hug
✔️ Follow safety rules for mega-events❌ Lose your proof of vaccination
✔️ Get tested if you’re sick❌ Think you can’t get the virus or pass it on because you feel well
✔️ Wear a mask while on public transit, even if you’re vaccinated❌ Assume everyone is vaccinated
✔️ Honor mask and distancing rules in place at a private business❌ Expect all COVID-19 rules everywhere to be lifted
✔️ Get tested if required by your workplace❌ Travel into the U.S. without proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test
✔️ Wear a mask when you travel❌ Travel if you’re sick


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For Questions, Concerns, Complaints about COVID-19 Violations:

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