Number of COVID-19 cases in Lassen County falls slightly

The number of COVID-19 cases in Lassen County continues to fall, according to Lassen Cares, the organization that tracks COVID-19 in Lassen County.

As of 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Lassen Cares reports 294 active cases — down from 299.

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

Lassen County COVID-19 counts
Community Cases
• 294 active cases;
• 26 new cases;
• 5,332 recovered cases;
•Four currently hospitalized;
• 60 deaths;
• 5,690 total cases;
•36 percent fully vaccinated active cases;
• 0 percent fully vaccinated hospitalized; and
• 8,564 vaccine doses administered (only reflects vaccine doses administered by Lassen County Public Health).

Correctional Institution Cases
There has been a total of 4,229 inmate cases in Lassen County. According to the numbers reported by Lassen

California Correctional Center
• 253 active cases; and
• 1,520 recovered cases.

High Desert State Prison
• Nine active cases;
• 2,085 recovered cases; and
• Two deaths.

Federal Correctional Institution, Herlong
• 40 active cases; and
• 520 recovered cases.

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).