Covid-19: A notice to all USDA Forest Service visitors

REDDING, Calif. — Continuing our service to you while doing our part to address the COVID-19 Pandemic is very important. We are asking all visitors to self-assess using the following USDA provided questions:

• Have you, someone living in your household, someone with you, someone you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for been diagnosed with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) or had any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?

• In the last 14 days, have you, someone living in your household, or someone with you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for returned from, or made a travel connection through a CDC Level 2 or Level 3 country or State Department Level 3 or Level 4 country, for example, China, Korea, Japan, the European Union, Iran?

• Do you currently have, or have you had within the last 24 hours, any cold or flu symptoms, including a fever greater than 100.4, shortness of breath, body aches and coughing?

If the answer to all of these questions is ‘No’ please call the Supervisor’s Office in Redding (530) 226-2500, Shasta Lake Ranger Station (530) 275-1587, Mt. Shasta Ranger Station (530) 926-4511, McCloud Ranger Station (530)964-2184, Weaverville Ranger Station (530) 623-2121 or the Hayfork Ranger Station(530) 628-5227 during the hours of 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for assistance in obtaining entrance to the office. This may include setting up an appointment to enhance social distancing and minimize the number of visitors in our office at one time.

If any of the answers to the questions is ‘Yes’ we ask that you still please call the number above so we may see how we may assist your need through other means besides face-to-face.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.

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