County of Marin Health and Human Services

Public Health Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place Order for Marin County

To contact us for essential services, please use the following resource numbers:

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  • Public Health: 415-473-7191 | COVID-19 Website | COVID-19 E-mail
    • Note: this number is for non-medical questions about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm. 

  • Adult Protective Services: 415-473-2774
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: 415-473-7446 
  • Child Protective Services: 415-473-7153
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1-877-410-8817
  • General Relief: 415-473-3450
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1-888-818-1115
  • Information and Assistance - for older adults, persons with disabilities, and family caregivers: 415-457-INFO (415-457-4636)

Starting March 17, 2020, most County of Marin Health and Human Services offices and public spaces are closed.
Please call ahead if you have an appointment or are required to be assisted in-person.

Marin County Public Health sends out Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates to Marin County clinicians, via email, regarding communicable disease outbreaks, immunization updates, and emerging infectious diseases.

Urgency Level Categories

Alert: Conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention.
Advisory: Provides important information for specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action.
Update: Provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; unlikely to require immediate action.

Current Health Alerts, Advisories, Updates

PH Alert: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Hospital Visitation - PH Alert: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Hospital Visitation - 3/15/20 - Alert
PH Advisory Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Use of Public Transportation - 3/15/20 - Advisory
EH Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Cleaning Community Spaces - 3/14/20 - Advisory

Cleaning regularly touched surfaces is an important way to protect against COVID-19 infection. Current evidence suggests that the virus may remain infectious for hours to days on surfaces made from a variety of materials. Marin County Public Health and Marin County Environmental Health Services is providing this information to guide the cleaning and disinfection of common areas in non-medical facilities in the community, such as schools, offices, daycare centers, businesses, community centers that do not house persons overnight. 

PH Advisory Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Childcare Guidance - PH Advisory Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Childcare Guidance - 3/13/20 - Advisory
PH Advisory Guidance for Vulnerable Settings: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/12/20 - Advisory