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Martin Espinoza

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Santa Rosa, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Martin:

Two coronavirus deaths linked to residents of Sonoma senior nursing center

The men had tested positive for coronavirus before dying, part of an outbreak at Broadway Villa Post Acute involving 18 residents and at least two staff members. → Read More

Two more Sonoma County residents die from the coronavirus

The fatalities involve people at a senior nursing center and residential care home, increasing total deaths from COVID-19 countywide to seven. → Read More

Sonoma County health officer urges young people to get COVID-19 testing

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to grow in Sonoma County, local health officials highlighted the important role young people play in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Sonoma County passes 1,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

The rising case rate and outbreaks in senior care facilities are top concerns, Sonoma County’s public health officer said Thursday. → Read More

COVID surge includes Valley senior-care fatality

Elderly man at Broadway Villa Post Acute fell ill at facility, died at ’local hospital.’ → Read More

Sonoma County health officer reveals COVID-19 outbreaks at senior living sites

Dr. Sundari Mase said 40 infections have occurred among residents and staff at skilled nursing and residential care centers since June 1. → Read More

Sonoma County health officer details COVID-19 spike factors

New infections among homeless people and residents of a skilled nursing center, as well as testing that detects the virus in Latino neighborhoods, led to a daily record of 50 new cases in the county, the top public health official said Tuesday. → Read More

Sonoma County wine, brewery and distillery tasting rooms can resume pouring beverages Friday

The new public health revision effective Friday represents a return to what their business focus was before new coronavirus arrived in early March — selling their wines, craft brews and spirits. → Read More

Sonoma County using antibody tests to help determine scope of coronavirus outbreak

These tests detect often unknown previous coronavirus infections, and the results will help guide next stage of public health response to ongoing battle against highly contagious pathogen in the community. → Read More

Sonoma County’s health officer will wait two more weeks before reopening more businesses

“Lifting too many restrictions too soon could potentially lead to a large increase in cases and result in avoidable hospitalizations and deaths,” Dr. Sundari Mase said Monday. → Read More

Sonoma County restaurants and shops welcome first walk-in customers in months

Saturday was the first day local residents were allowed to walk into restaurant dining rooms, retail stores, hair salons and houses of worship. → Read More

Cal Fire battling grass fire on Stage Gulch Road near Petaluma

The fire, which started about 3:17 p.m, was about 40 acres and growing. It’s the second in the same Lakeville area in roughly 24 hours, with Friday’s Lakeville Fire reaching 141 acres and 90% containment. → Read More

Sonoma County 'cautiously' lifts coronavirus limits in largest reopening since shutdown

Shopping at malls, indoor dining, barbershops, hair salons, pools and other outdoor recreational business are allowed to resume business, beginning Saturday. → Read More

Sonoma County set to reopen an array of service businesses, outdoor recreation vendors

Dr. Sundari Mase, the county’s health officer, discussed highlights of what the public should expect in latest revised stay-at-home order expected to take effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. → Read More

Sonoma County’s health officer warns local protesters about potentially boosting coronavirus risk

“I would really advise people who are out there to be careful, to wear their facial coverings, make sure you do abide by social/physical distancing to the extent possible,” said Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase. → Read More

Sonoma County health officer set to fully reopen restaurants, stores for indoor shopping, churches by Saturday

Restaurants, brewpubs, shops and churches: Barring spike in coronavirus cases or people needing hospital care, Dr. Sundari Mase said Tuesday she plans to reopen big portions of economic activity across county by Saturday. → Read More

Protesters close Hwy 101 after daylong rally in Santa Rosa

A daylong rally involving hundreds of people protesting the recent death of George Floyd and others in police custody ranged widely across central Santa Rosa on Saturday, closing Highway 101 twice before police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of several dozen who had blocked the freeway downtown. → Read More

14 Sonoma County winery employees positive for coronavirus

The county’s public health director has said that local spread of the virus is shifting from households to workplaces and that more cases are expected as businesses begin to reopen. → Read More

Sonoma County health officer puts brakes on Newsom's recommendation pending further resumption of economic activity

Dr. Sundari Mase cited troubling developments in county’s fight against COVID-19, including 200-plus new infected residents over 14-day period, increasing need for hospital care. → Read More

Nearly all of Sonoma County youths who contract coronavirus are Latino, data shows

Latino youth were 54 of the 57 confirmed COVID-19 cases under 18, according to data from the Sonoma County public health division, which cited large households as probable cause. → Read More