SOLANO COUNTY, CA — Solano County’s health officer joined colleagues from across the Bay Area to reaffirm support Thursday for a safe return to the classroom for more than a million K-12 students across the wider San Francisco Bay Area.
“In the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley, many children are back in the classroom for the first time since early 2020,” the health officers said in a joint statement Thursday. “This summer’s surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalization due to the spread of the Delta variant is causing people to feel cautious about the return to school. We know that when rates of COVID are high in our communities, cases will appear at schools, just as they do in other settings.”
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