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Workers’ Compensation Benefits Extended for COVID-19

Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-62-20 extending workers’ compensation benefits to employees who contract COVID-19 while working outside of their homes during California’s stay-at-home order. The order is retroactive to March 19, 2020, and...

Open for Business: ‘Lower-Risk’ Businesses May Reopen Today

Lower-risk workplaces and businesses such as clothing stores, florists and manufacturers may reopen today with adaptations as California enters the first phase of Stage 2 of the Resilience Roadmap to reopen the state’s economy. Click here for more...

Counterfeit US $100 Bills found negotiated at Local Grocery Store

Community: Counterfeit US $100 Bills found negotiated at Local Grocery Store. Community Beware! Counterfeit $100 Bills in circulation…Today, LPD Officers responded to a local grocery store on the report of counterfeit $100 bills negotiated at the checkstands....

Clear Lake Expected to Reopen to Local Residents Only Saturday

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lake County, CA (May 6, 2020) – On Sunday, March 22, the fourth day of Lake County’s Shelter-in-Place Order, I had to make the very difficult decision to close Clear Lake. At the time, COVID-19 activity was blossoming in the Bay...

Resources for Lake County Businesses Looking to Reopen

Promoting an Optimal State of Wellness in Lake County PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resources for Lake County Businesses Looking to Reopen Lake County, CA (May 5, 2020) – With Governor Newsom indicating some reopening of the economy is likely as soon as this...

New Eligibility for Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories were able to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. This advance is designed to provide economic relief to...

Statement Regarding Enforcement of Public Health Orders

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brian L. Martin, Sheriff/Coroner Lake County, CA (May 1, 2020) – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s role is to ensure people’s constitutional rights while providing for public safety. Almost always, this is a precarious balancing...

COVID-19: Tests of Raw Sewage Suggest Encouraging Trend

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lake County, CA (May 1, 2020) — As previously reported, Special Districts has been working with an agency called Biobot to test raw sewage for the presence of SARS Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus is shed in the...

Partial Reopening of Library Park in Lakeport

Advisory: Partial Reopening of Library Park in Lakeport Dear Melissa Fulton, The City of Lakeport is pleased to announce that a portion of Library Park has been reopened to the public. The lakefront area between Third Street and the north end of the Fifth Street...

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