Number of COVID-19 cases in Lassen County falls slightly

The number of COVID-19 cases in Lassen County has fallen slightly, according to Lassen Cares, the organization that tracks COVID-19 in Lassen County. At 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28 Lassen Cares reported 422 active cases down from the 500 cases last reported. There is no change in the numbers reported by the local correctional institutions.

COVID testing
Lassen Cares announced COVID-19 testing sites.
Banner Health Clinic, 1680 Paul Bunyan Road, Susanville, 257-5760.
Noon Monday through Thursday (drive-through), appointment required.

Northeastern Rural Health, 1850 Spring Ridge Drive, Susanville, 251-5000.\
2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, (only if symptomatic).

Lassen Indian Health Center, 795 Joaquin Street, Susanville, 257-2542.\
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday (by appointment only).

Big Valley Health Center, 554-850 Medical Center Drive, Bieber, 999-9010.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Rite Aid, 1615 Main Street, Susanville, 257-06703.
All day, by appointment only.

Walgreens, 2875 Main Street, Susanville, 257-1020.
Schedule at

Lassen County Public Health, 1445 Paul Bunyan Road, Susanville.
9 to 11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday (drive-through).

Current statistics
These numbers are the most recent reported by Lassen Cares.

Lassen County COVID-19 counts
Community Cases
• 422 active cases;
• 46 new cases;
• 5,002 recovered cases;
• 7 currently hospitalized;
• 59 deaths;
• 5,490 total cases;
• 34 percent fully vaccinated active cases;
• 14 percent fully vaccinated hospitalized; and
• 8,524 vaccine doses administered (only reflects vaccine doses administered by Lassen County Public Health).

Correctional Institution Cases
 There has been a total of 4,220 inmate cases in Lassen County. According to the numbers reported. By Lassen Cares, there are no new infections among inmates.

California Correctional Center
• 109 active cases; and
• 1,461 recovered cases.

High Desert State Prison
• 9 active cases;
• 2,080 recovered cases; and
• 2 deaths.

Federal Correctional Institution, Herlong
• 34 active cases; and
• 525 recovered cases.