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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Napa County Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit Forgivable Loan Program officially launches

A screen shot of the Affordable ADU unit webpage.

NAPA, CA (March 17, 2023) – A first-of-its-kind program in the country, the Napa County Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit Forgivable Loan Program has officially launched and is ready for interested homeowners to apply at countyofnapa.org/aaduloan. &n...

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Posted on: March 16, 2023

Medi-Cal soon to resume pre-pandemic renewal process

Napa, CA (March 16, 2023) - Napa County residents on Medi-Cal will soon need to renew their plan coverage as the state is set to resume its pre-pandemic processes to redetermine Medi-Cal coverage eligibility starting April 1, 2023. During the COVID-19 pub...

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Posted on: March 16, 2023

Medi-Cal soon to resume pre-pandemic renewal process

Napa, CA (March 16, 2023) - Napa County residents on Medi-Cal will soon need to renew their plan coverage as the state is set to resume its pre-pandemic processes to redetermine Medi-Cal coverage eligibility starting April 1, 2023. During the COVID-19 pub...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Isolation guideline updates follow end of COVID-19 State of Emergency

Napa, CA (March 14, 2023) – At today’s Board meeting, the Napa County Board of Supervisors voted to end the local COVID-19 State of Emergency. The local declaration helped in the county’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, including mobilizing county r...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Get to Know Groundwater during Groundwater Awareness Week

NAPA, CA – Napa County joins the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and the Groundwater Foundation in celebration of Groundwater Awareness Week March 5 – 11 to highlight the responsible development, management, and use of groundw...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 3, 2023

Napa County launches survey for public feedback on next County Executive Officer

NAPA, CA – Napa County is seeking public input on the search for the next County Executive Officer (CEO) through a public survey. The survey invites community members to identify priority issues for the county, as well as the career experience a...

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Napa County News
Posted on: February 14, 2023

County to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Jail Replacement Facility

Rendering of new jail facility

NAPA, CA – Napa County will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Napa County Replacement Detention Facility on March 13 from 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. at the jail’s new location at 2210 Napa-Vallejo Highway in Napa.

The $...

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Napa County News
Posted on: February 10, 2023

Health & Human Services - Public Health highlights CPR and AED during American Heart Month

Napa, CA – To highlight American Heart Month this February, Napa County Health & Human Services - Public Health urges the public to take care of the hearts in our community by learning the life-saving technique of Hands-Only CPR and...

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Napa County News
Posted on: February 3, 2023

CalFresh Emergency Allotments - Final Issuance in March 2023

NAPA, CA - During the COVID-19 pandemic, households receiving CalFresh benefits received temporary emergency allotments or increases of at least $95 to their regular CalFresh benefit amounts. The emergency allotments were designed to help individuals and ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: January 26, 2023

CA Department of Water Resources approves Napa Valley Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP)

NAPA, CA (January 26, 2023) – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has approved the Napa Valley Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP). The GSP provides a detailed roadmap for the Napa Valley Subbasin to achieve and maintai...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

County celebrates opening of Carneros Fire Station with ribbon cutting ceremony

Carneros Fire Station ribbon cutting ceremony

NAPA, CA  – Napa County today held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Carneros Fire Station located at 5260 Old Sonoma Road. In attendance at the ceremony was Board of Supervisors Chair Belia Ramos and Vice Chair Joelle Gallagher, De...

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Napa County News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Napa County issues local emergency after recent storms

NAPA, CA (JANUARY 17, 2023) – Interim Napa County Executive Officer David Morrison today issued a local emergency proclamation due to damage from the recent storms. This proclamation is required for the County to recover State and Federal costs ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Most Napa County offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Law enforcement and public safety services will continue to be provided. The Napa County Sheriff’s Office will be available; however, the public off...

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Napa County News
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Board of Supervisors appoint new chair and vice chair

NAPA, CA (JANUARY 3, 2023) – The Napa County Board of Supervisors has appointed the positions of chair to Supervisor Belia Ramos (District 5) and vice chair to Supervisor Joelle Gallagher (District 1). The board chair is responsible for management of boar...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Linda Ong named Napa County Communication and Public Information Officer

Self portrait of Linda Ong: a woman in a green blouse

NAPA, CA (DECEMBER 20, 2022) – Napa County has named Linda Ong as the new Communication and Public Information Officer, announced Holly Dawson, deputy county executive officer - communications. In this role, Ong will be responsible for serving the communi...

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Napa County News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Napa County Appoints Dr. Christine Wu as Deputy Director of Health and Human Services Agency

A photo of Christine Wu and Jennifer Yasamoto holding a paper in the Board room

NAPA, CA, DECEMBER 13, 2022 – Dr. Christine Wu has been named deputy director of HHSA-Public Health/public health officer announced Jennifer Yasumoto, agency director, Health and Human Services. Dr. Wu was formally appointed to the position today by the N...

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Napa County News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Napa County Appoints Dr. Christine Wu as Deputy Director of Health and Human Services Agency

A photo of Christine Wu and Jennifer Yasamoto holding a paper in the Board room

NAPA, CA, DECEMBER 13, 2022 – Dr. Christine Wu has been named deputy director of HHSA-Public Health/public health officer announced Jennifer Yasumoto, agency director, Health and Human Services. Dr. Wu was formally appointed to the position today by the N...

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Napa County News
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Dr. Karen Relucio Honored by Napa County Board of Supervisors

Napa County Board of Supervisors posing with Dr. Relucio for the Proclamation Presentation on12-6-22

NAPA, CA, DECEMBER 6, 2022 – Dr. Karen Relucio was presented with a proclamation from the Napa County Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting on December 6, 2022, in recognition of 16 years of public service, seven of which were dedicated to the resid...

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Napa County News
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Napa County Program spurs Program Affordable Housing through Forgiveness of ADU Construction Loan

NAPA, CA (November 29, 2022) – With the passage of the Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit Forgivable Loan Program, the Napa County Board of Supervisors has taken a major step forward in the development of additional affordable housing units throughout the...

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Posted on: October 22, 2022

PG&E announces likely PSPS for the northern most part of Napa County beginning this Sunday @ 6 AM

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has notified Napa County that a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) is likely to occur, beginning this Sunday, October 23rd at 6 AM, with restoration expected on Monday, October 24th by 3 PM.

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

HHSA: Be Well Newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of Napa County's Health and Human Services Agency Community Newsletter. Read about program highlights, current projects and available services (in Spanish and English).

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

HHSA: Be Well Newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of Napa County's Health and Human Services Agency Community Newsletter. Read about program highlights, current projects and available services (in Spanish and English).

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Avian Influenza Detected in a Napa County Wild Bird

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Avian Influenza Detected in a Napa County Wild Bird

Napa, CA — A wild bird in Napa County has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). HPAI is a viral disease that occurs naturally among wild aquatic birds, such as ducks, geese, swans,...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Soscol Junction Project in Southern Napa County

Project information on the building of an interchange to relieve congestion at the junction of Route 12/29, Route 121 and Soscol Ferry Road.

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

County encourages residents to stay cool, hydrated and informed during high heat

Heat Advisory image of a thermostat and clouds

Napa, CA — With temperatures expected to reach above 100°F degrees in some parts of Napa County this week, Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio, encourages residents to prepare for the hot weather.

“When temperatures are high, we want everyone to stay ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

County encourages residents to stay cool, hydrated and informed during high heat

Heat Advisory image of a thermostat and clouds

Napa, CA — With temperatures expected to reach above 100°F degrees in some parts of Napa County this week, Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio, encourages residents to prepare for the hot weather.

“When temperatures are high, we want everyone to stay ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Don't Wait for an Emergency; Apply for Your Ag Verification Card Today

The Napa County Ag Commissioner’s Office developed the following Ag Pass program to identify vetted commercial farm and ranch owner-operators to Law Enforcement and Cal Fire personnel during a disaster. Learn more!

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Paul Pelosi Pleads Guilty to DUI with Injury Charges

Today, Paul Pelosi was convicted in Napa County Superior Court on charges filed by the Napa County District Attorney’s Office based upon an automobile collision and driving under the influence arrest on May 28th, 2022. Mr. Pelosi pled guilty to ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

OPR Publishes Wildfire Planning Resources

To help communities address wildfire risks, OPR (California State Office of Planning and Research) released a Final Draft of the updated Fire Hazard Planning Technical Advisory, along with a new Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Planning Guide.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Napa County Completes Legionella Bacteria Remediation for Hall of Justice Cooling Tower

(Napa, CA, August 11, 2022) - Napa County officials said today that the County has now completed a thorough cleaning and disinfection process for the HVAC system at the County Hall of Justice at 1125 Third Street in Napa. Water sample of the Legionella ba...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Napa County Completes Legionella Bacteria Remediation for Hall of Justice Cooling Tower

(Napa, CA, August 11, 2022) - Napa County officials said today that the County has now completed a thorough cleaning and disinfection process for the HVAC system at the County Hall of Justice at 1125 Third Street in Napa. Water sample of the Legionella ba...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Ongoing Investigation Identifies Legionella in More Sites

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health, in collaboration with CDC/CDPH and PBES – Environmental Health, has identified Legionella in two more sites, which have been undergoing cleaning and disinfection since last week. High levels of Legionella bacteria wer...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Ongoing Investigation Identifies Legionella in More Sites

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health, in collaboration with CDC/CDPH and PBES – Environmental Health, has identified Legionella in two more sites, which have been undergoing cleaning and disinfection since last week. High levels of Legionella bacteria wer...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Investigation Identifies Legionella in Hotel Cooling Tower with Remediation in Progress

Napa, CA — Napa County Public Health has been working closely with California Department of Public Health and Centers for Prevention and Disease Control to investigate and remediate sources of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Testing human-made...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Paul Pelosi Arraigned on DUI with Injury Charges and Pleads Not Guilty

NAPA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 1127 First Street, Ste. C Napa, CA 94559 Main: (707) 253-4211 Fax: (707) 253-4041 www.countyofnapa.org/da ALLISON HALEY District Attorney

Today, Paul Pelosi was ar...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Napa County Public Health reports a fatality from Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in Napa County has sickened and hospitalized 12 people since July 11, 2022 and has now caused one death. 

Napa County’s Public Health Officer and Deputy Director of Health and Human Services, Dr. Kar...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Napa County Public Health is aware of nine confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, two suspected cases, and one probable case for a...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Napa County. Napa County Public Health is aware of nine confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease, two suspected cases, and one probable case for a...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Release of Napa County CEO

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to release CEO Minh Tran from employment with the County. Representing the Board’s decision, Chair Gregory said, “Mr. Tran has been expressing interest in transitioning out for some time, and his commitment t...

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Napa County News
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Two Type 1 Helitankers will be based within LNU

CONTACT:

Tyree Zander, PIO707.967.4207 / [email protected]

St Helena – CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit (LNU), welcomed two additional Type-1 Helitankers to the Unit on July 1, 2022. CAL FIRE has positioned two contracted Type-1 Helitankers used as exclusive...

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Napa County News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates First Probable Case of Monkeypox

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is reporting its first probable case of monkeypox infection in a Napa County resident exposed in a location where there is a current outbreak.  

The person preliminarily tested positive for monkeypox virus afte...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Napa County Public Health Investigates First Probable Case of Monkeypox

Napa, CA – Napa County Public Health is reporting its first probable case of monkeypox infection in a Napa County resident exposed in a location where there is a current outbreak.  

The person preliminarily tested positive for monkeypox virus afte...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Annual Increase to the Local Assessment Roll

Thanks to the work of the dedicated staff of the Assessor Division, Napa County Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk John Tuteur presented a local assessment roll of $48.8 Billion for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to Auditor Controller Tracy Schulze based on the va...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Agricultural Commissioner releases 2021 Napa County Agricultural Crop Report

NAPA – The gross value of all agricultural production in Napa County was $745,778,100 in 2021 – a 60.2 percent increase from the previous year.

Agricultural Commissioner Tracy Cleveland released the 2021 Napa County Agricultural Crop Report during...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Significant Grape Pest found in Napa County Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer is not native to the area

NAPA, CA – On May 12, Insect trapper Jesse Guidi discovered a single adult Western Grapeleaf Skeletonizer in an insect trap near Dollarhide Road, Pope Valley. Napa County Agricultural Commissioner Tracy Cleveland is asking growers and gardeners ...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Napa County Awards $2.1M to Fund 19 Projects through Enhanced MSA Grant

Napa, CA — The Napa County Board of Supervisors awarded an enhanced $2.1 million of Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) grant funding to projects from community providers to help support critical safety net services for the upcomi...

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Napa County News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Napa County Will Recognize Juneteenth as an Observed County Holiday

Juneteenth - Freedom Day - June 19

Napa, CA --- The Napa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to declare Juneteenth an official county holiday for the year 2022 and subsequent years.

Often referred to as our country’s second Independence Day, Juneteenth commemorates...

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Napa County News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Ahead of Fire Season, Napa County Kicks Off the County’s 2022 Emergency Preparedness Campaign

(Napa, CA) --- Napa County is announcing the kick-off to the county’s annual emergency preparedness campaign ahead of the 2022 fire season. At yesterday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Napa County Sheriff Oscar Ortiz, Napa County Fire Chief Jason Martin,...

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Napa County News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements

NOTICE: This has been updated. Please see the 2/9/2022 media release for the most recent information about masking in Napa County.

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings indoors drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, healt...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 16, 2020

California Deploys over $10 million of Non-Response Follow Up Funding to Double Down on 2,000 Census

Funding will ramp up state efforts to count Californians ahead of the U.S. Census Bureau ending operations September 30, in 30 days

SACRAMENTO – With just 30 days left to respond to the 2020 Census, the California Complete Count &nda...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced that applications for property tax deferment for the 2020-2021 tax year are now available.  

California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by Control...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Wildfire Local Assistance Center Opens in Napa County

Individuals, families, and business owners in Napa County affected by the 2020 Lightning Fire Complex can begin the process of receiving support through the Napa County Local Assistance Center (LAC). The center will continue to provide "One Stop Info...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Wildfire Community Briefing 08/21/2020

Community Briefing Recordings with CALFIRE and Napa County 08-21-2020

Wildfire Community Briefing

Napa County will be hosting the Incident Commander of CAL FIRE’s Incident Management Team 2 at a virtual Community Briefing so...

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Napa County News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Community Rating System Update

Napa County’s Director of Planning, Building, & Environmental Services announced today an update to Napa County’s rating in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Community Rating System (CRS). Federal Emergency...

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Napa County News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Napa County Placed on Statewide COVID-19 Monitoring List

The California Department of Public Health has notified Napa County Public Health that the reported COVID-19 case rate over the past fourteen days has placed Napa County on the statewide monitoring list due to having 137.9 cases per 100,000 population ove...

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Napa County News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Napa County Issues Guidance to Reopen Children’s Summer Schools and Day Camps

Napa County has developed interim guidance for Napa County children’s summer schools and day camps so they may immediately begin to reopen safely.

The State of California has announced in some instances that a Stage 2 business sector is permitted...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Napa County: Stay Safe During Hot Weather

(NAPA, CALIF.) – With temperatures expected to reach above 100°F degrees in some parts of Napa County this week, Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio, encourages residents to prepare for the hot weather.

“When temperatures a...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Hair Salons and Barber Shops May Re-Open in Napa County with Modifications

The California Department of Public Health has released guidance for reopening Hair Salons and Barber Shops for limited services. Services that require touching a client’s face remain prohibited at this time. 

Hair salons and barber shop...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Napa County Confirms Third Death Due to COVID-19

(NAPA, CALIF.) - Napa County Public Health is reporting a third confirmed death of a local resident due to COVID-19.  The death occurred on May 10, 2020. 

The individual was an elderly patient from the City of Napa who was receiving end-o...

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Napa County News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Napa County Modifies Shelter at Home Order

County Businesses to Gradually Open through State-Guided Process

(NAPA, CALIF.) – Napa County has modified its Shelter At Home Order to reflect the State of California’s Stay At Home Order and “Roadmap to Modify the Stay at Ho...

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Napa County News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Local Hazardous Waste Facility Remains Open to Public

Despite the closure of several public hazardous waste facilities in the S. F. Bay Area, the Napa-Vallejo Household Hazardous Waste Facility remains open to the public. Residents of all Napa County communities may drop off hazardous materials they generate...

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