NEVADA CITY, Calif. April 21, 2020 – This Thursday, April 23 from noon to 1:00 pm, join us for a status update on Nevada County and COVID-19.

What is the current situation from a Public Health perspective, has testing increased in Nevada County and what are the current restrictions? Looking forward, what are the metrics used to gauge progress and eventual modifications of the current shelter in place order?

How is Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital doing, both on patients and healthcare workers? Are there sufficient supplies for the workers, any updates on the current testing methods available and are “normal” operations like elective surgeries and visitor access returning to normal?

Distance learning is new, how are our schools doing? Are teachers and students getting used to interfacing via monitors and are there any challenges due to no or lagging internet connectivity? Any insights on summer programs and the upcoming school year?

Nevada County is launching a relief fund. What exactly is it and who will benefit? Where is the funding coming from and what type of oversight is in place?

Those are some of the issues we’ll tackle during the one hour webinar, register to join us here:

Our confirmed panelists include:

  • Heidi Hall, Chair of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors
  • Stephanie Ortiz, Executive Dean, Nevada County Campus of Sierra College
  • Dr. Brian Evans, President of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
  • Scott Lay, Nevada County Superintendent of Schools
  • Dr. Ken Cutler, Nevada County Public Health Officer

Send your questions for the panelists to or join us live with your questions.

Who: Nevada County Public Health, Sierra College, Superintendent of Schools, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Nevada County Board of Supervisor
What: Virtual Town Hall
Where: Zoom webinar, live stream on YouTube
When: Thursday, April 23, 2020 from noon to 1:00 pm