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Madera County Covid Update

MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is reporting a total of 2075 positive test results as of August 2, 2020. According to the MCDPH COVID-19 Dashboard, there are 931 active cases, with 34 Madera County residents hospitalized in Madera County hospitals. Of the 2075 positive test results 1,112 have recovered. 372 were contracted through person to person ...

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Kaiser Permanente Fresno Supports Program to Strengthen Diverse Small Businesses

FRESNO – Kaiser Permanente Fresno is partnering with a national organization, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City to support small businesses with a goal of increasing high quality jobs in under-served communities in Fresno County and surrounding communities to help improve overall community health. Kaiser Permanente sponsors the organization’s Inner City Capital Connections program, which offers local businesses a ...

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Mariposa County Covid Update

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency dashboard is showing that a total of 3649 county residents have been tested as of July 31 at 7:35 a.m. Of the residents tested there have been only 53 positive cases, with 44 people having recovered, leaving only seven active cases. There are currently no hospitalizations and the morbidity ...

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All-Inclusive Micro Wedding Giveaway

BASS LAKE — Along with scrapped vacations, cancelled cruises, postponed conferences, and social gatherings, weddings have become another logistical casualty in the current health crisis. Immediate health concerns, gathering restrictions, venue and border closures have directly affected many wedding plans. As a result, over one million weddings across America have been postponed until later this year and into 2021 including ...

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Important Information Regarding Upcoming November Election

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MADERA — A General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. The following offices are scheduled to appear on that ballot: FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICES President and Vice President of the United States U.S. Representative in Congress, Districts 4 & 16 Member of the Assembly, District 5 SCHOOL OFFICES Madera County Board of Education, Areas 1, 2 (ST), 4, ...

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Madera County COVID-19 Update

MADERA — As of July 30, the Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is reporting the total number of positive test results for COVID-19 to be 1,886. According to the MCDPH COVID-19 Dashboard, there are 835 active cases, with 44 Madera County residents hospitalized in Madera County hospitals. Of the 1,886 positive test results, 1,023 have recovered. 372 were ...

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Vegetation Fire Turns Into Arson & Felony Domestic Violence Arrest

MARIPOSA — On July 23, 2020, deputies responded to a call regarding a violent male individual, residing in the 5000 block of Alta Vista Rd., who was at the scene of a vegetation and structure fire. Upon contacting Charles Leslie, 52, of Mariposa, deputies learned that Charles had been drinking and purposely started the fire because he “…was upset that ...

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Madera County Businesses Anxiously Waiting for their Opportunity to Reopen

MADERA — In Madera County, many local business owners have been excitedly and anxiously waiting for their opportunity to reopen since the COVID-19 pandemic started, as several counties have begun transitioning to encouraging business to reopen in early July. However, according to Brian Gamble, Senior Administrative Analyst at Madera County Department of Public Health, Madera County was put on the ...

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Madera County Libraries Support Students Through Online Learning

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MADERA — As families and schools prepare for online learning, all Madera County Library locations continue offering curbside services for the community. Patrons can place holds on books, DVDs, and other materials via the library’s mobile app, online catalog, or by phone. Staff will prepare items and contact patrons with instructions and scheduled times for contactless curbside checkout. ‘Grab bags’ ...

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