Federal Authorities Back Off Coronavirus Isolation at Camp Roberts

Posted On Monday February 17, 2020

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Officer received notice last evening that federal authorities no longer consider Camp Roberts a potential site to house any returning travelers who may or may not be infected with novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  

Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein said “We remain prepared to work with federal and state partners should future decisions turn back to Camp Roberts as a resource.” Dr. Borenstein also expressed her appreciation and admiration for “the prompt and professional response shown by our local hospitals, EMS providers, and County personnel.”

Please read the County Public Health Department news article for more information about the possibility of COVID-19 patients at Camp Roberts. 

 

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