Shelter opens at LCC to assist Plumas County evacuees

Due to the ongoing mandatory evacuation orders in Plumas County, Lassen County Health and Social Services has opened a shelter at Lassen Community College located at 478-200 CA-139, Susanville, CA beginning today, July 23, at 11 a.m.

Those affected by the fire can also call the Emergency Shelter line at (530) 250-9004.

The shelter organizers are requesting that anyone arriving at the shelter bring their medication and medical equipment (walkers, breathing machines, etc.), clothing for multiple days, and important papers such as insurance cards. Please keep in mind all weapons, drugs, alcohol and personal bedding/ pillows are not permitted at the shelter.

Contact Information:

Lassen County Health and Social Services Administration
Barbara Longo, Director –
Danielle Sanchez, Assistant Director –
(530) 251-8128

Our Public Health Department would like to remind the public of the following simple steps which can reduce or prevent the spread of any respiratory illness, including COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands with liquid soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or if you do not have soap you can use alcohol-based sanitizer of at least 60% alcohol;
  •  Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve when coughing or sneezing, do not use your hands;
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick;
  • Practice social distancing recommendations, such as reducing your interactions with large groups or crowds and avoid engaging in public activities

If you or someone you care for is exhibiting symptoms, please contact Lassen
County Public Health (530) 251-8183.