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Sacrifices needed to prevent virus spread, county health officer says 03-25-2020

Published March 27, 2020

The coronavirus crisis is likely to get worse in Shasta County in the aftermath of one person dying from the illness. "I think we can expect this is going to get worse," Shasta County Public Health Branch Officer Karen Ramstrom said during an online press conference Wednesday morning. Ramstrom said she and the public health staff anticipated more COVID-19 setbacks even before the county's first death Tuesday.

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