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Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office 2020 COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: April 7, 2021

Date Added: April 7, 2021

Santa Clara County, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records, including COVID-19 deaths, dating January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office 2019 deaths

Date Updated: April 7, 2021

Date Added: April 7, 2021

Santa Clara County, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office 2018 deaths

Date Updated: April 7, 2021

Date Added: April 7, 2021

Santa Clara County, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: April 2, 2021

Date Added: March 30, 2021

Alameda County, CA

Principal Subject: Alameda County Sheriff/Coroner Gregory J. Ahern

This material includes the Alameda County Sheriff's Office response to a Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1, 2020, to September 29, 2020. Information sought in the request includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2020, to September 29, 2020

City of Vernon COVID-19 emails and Smithfield outbreak response

Date Updated: March 8, 2021

Date Added: February 19, 2021

Vernon, CA

Principal Subject: City of Vernon Director of Health and Environmental Control Frederick Agyin

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Newyago County Administrator Christopher Wren and County Emergency Manage Abby Watkins regarding local response to COVID-19, including response to the outbreak at the Smithfield-owned Farmer John Plant.

Date Range: May 10, 2020 to June 20, 2021

Format Details: .pdf (2.4MB, 155 pages)

Solano County Agriculture Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: February 26, 2021

Date Added: February 22, 2021

Solano, CA

Principal Subject: Agricultural Commissioner Ed King

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Agricultural Commissioner Ed King regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm response.

Date Range: June 1 to September 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (4.3MB, 137 pages)

Riverside County COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: February 26, 2021

Date Added: February 16, 2021

Riverside, CA

Principal Subject: Riverside County Health Officer Cameron Kaiser

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Riverside County Health Officer Cameron Kaiser regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm response.

Date Range: June 19 to July 1, 2020

Santa Cruz Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: February 22, 2021

Date Added: February 22, 2021

Santa Cruz, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Cruz Health Officer Dr. Gail Newel

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Santa Cruz Health Officer Dr. Gail Newel regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm response.

Date Range: June 1 to September 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (90.6MB, 3602 pages)

Solano County Department of Health COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: February 18, 2021

Date Added: February 18, 2021

Solano, CA

Principal Subject: Solano County Health Officer Bela Matyas

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Solano County Health Officer Bela Matyas regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm response.

Date Range: November 1 to January 20, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (36.1MB, 801 pages)

California CDC Data Use Agreement

Date Updated: February 11, 2021

Date Added: February 10, 2021

CA

Principal Subject: State of California, Department of Public Health

A copy of California's Data Use Agreement for Covid-19 vaccine information with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Date Range: December 5, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (26 pages)

Chula Vista Police Department COVID-19 drone emails and response

Date Updated: February 9, 2021

Date Added: February 9, 2021

Chula Vista, CA

Principal Subject: Chula Vista Police Department Former Police Chief Vern Sallee

This material includes emails and underlying attachments sent to, from or copied to Chula Vista Police Department Former Police Chief Vern Sallee, regarding the use of drones during COVID-19.

Date Range: April 1 to October 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (189.6MB, 5572 pages)

Madera County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: February 8, 2021

Date Added: February 8, 2021

Madera, CA

Principal Subject: Madera County Health Director Sara Bosse

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Madera County Health Director Sara Bosse regarding local response to COVID-19 and migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: December 30, 2020 to January 15, 2021

Riverside County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: February 8, 2021

Date Added: February 8, 2021

Riverside, CA

Principal Subject: Riverside County Health Officer Cameron Kaiser

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Riverside County Health Officer Cameron Kaiser regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: August 1 to September 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (45.7MB, 432 pages)

Monterey County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 13, 2020

Monterey, CA

Principal Subject: Monterey County Health Officer Edward Moreno

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Monterey County Health Officer Edward Moreno regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: May 1 to June 10, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (2.5MB, 188 pages)

Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 13, 2020

Monterey, CA

Principal Subject: Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Henry Gonzalez

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner Henry Gonzalez regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: May 1 to June 25, 2020

Format Details: .pst including attachments (376.9MB)

San Luis Obispo County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 11, 2020

San Luis Obispo, CA

Principal Subject: San Luis Obispo County Health Officer Penny Borenstein, Epidemiologist Ann McDowell and Division Manager for Health Promotion Elizabeth Merson

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to San Luis Obispo County Health Officer Penny Borenstein, Epidemiologist Ann McDowell and Division Manager for Health Promotion Elizabeth Merson regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: May 1 to June 20, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (89.2MB, 424 pages)

Santa Barbara County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 13, 2020

Santa Barbara, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Barbara County Health Department Director Van Do-Reynoso

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Santa Barbara County Health Department Director Van Do-Reynoso regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: April 25 to June 20, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (27.1MB, 252 pages)

Santa Maria Councilmember COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 11, 2020

City of Santa Maria, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Maria Councilmember Gloria Soto

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Santa Maria Councilmember Gloria Soto regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: June 20 to July 16, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with attachments (24.4MB)

Santa Maria Mayor COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 11, 2020

City of Santa Maria, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: June 20 to July 15, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with attachments (28.5MB)

Lake County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 11, 2020

Lake County, CA

Principal Subject: Lake County Health Officer Gary Pace

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Gloucester County Health Department Director Tamarisk Jones regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: May 1 to July 15, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (3MB, 74 pages)

Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 13, 2020

Santa Barbara, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner Cathy Fisher

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner Cathy Fisher regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: May 1 to July 20, 2020

Format Details: .pst including attachments (127.9MB)

Butte County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: November 11, 2020

Butte, CA

Principal Subject: Butte County Health Department Director Danette York and Health Officer Robert Bernstein

This material includes email correspondence, and all underlying documentation contained therein, between June 1 to October 20, 2020, sent to, from or copied to Butte County Health Department Director Danette York and Health Officer Robert Bernstein regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: June 1 to October 20, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (43.3MB, 1214 pages)

Imperial County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: October 19, 2020

Date Added: October 19, 2020

Imperial, CA

Principal Subject: Imperial County Health Department Director Janette Angulo

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Imperial County Health Department Director Janette Angulo regarding local response to COVID-19 and migrant farm concerns.

Date Range: June 1 to September 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (6.6MB, 154 pages)

Santa Clara Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: October 13, 2020

Date Added: October 13, 2020

Santa Clara County, CA

Principal Subject: Santa Clara County Medical Examiner Mich​elle Jorden

This material includes the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating November 1, 2019, to June 9, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: November 1, 2019, to June 9, 2020

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Solano County Sheriff COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: October 12, 2020

Date Added: October 12, 2020

Solano County, CA

Principal Subject: Sheriff Thomas Ferrara

This material includes the Solano County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1 to June 22, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1 to June 22, 2020

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: October 12, 2020

Date Added: October 12, 2020

Contra Costa, CA

Highlighted Documents: Office of the Sheriff response

Principal Subject: Sheriff Coroner David Livingston

This material includes the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff response to a California Public Records Act for case records dating January 1 to June 23, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1 to June 23, 2020

Format Details: PDF, 14 pages

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: October 9, 2020

Date Added: October 9, 2020

Sonoma County, CA

This material includes the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1 to June 12, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1 to June 12, 2020

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

San Bernardino County Sheriff COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: September 29, 2020

Date Added: September 29, 2020

San Bernardino County, CA

Principal Subject: San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon

This material includes the San Bernardino County Sheriff response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1 to August 27, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1 to August 27, 2020

San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: September 23, 2020

Date Added: September 23, 2020

San Francisco city and county, CA

Principal Subject: San Francisco Chief Medical Examiner Michael Hunter

This material includes the San Francisco City and County Office of the Chief Medical Examiner response to a California Public Records Act request for case records dating January 1, 2020, to June 17, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1 to June 17, 2020

Format Details: zipped file of a .csv spreadsheet

San Diego County Medical Examiner COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: September 21, 2020

Date Added: September 14, 2020

San Diego, CA

Principal Subject: Glenn Wagner, San Diego County Medical Examiner

This material includes the San Diego County Medical Examiner office response to a Public Records Act request for case records dating November 1, 2019, to May 12, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, include details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location (zip code); cause(s) of death (indicating if COVID related); any other non-exempt information contained in case records.

Date Range: November 1, 2019, to May 12, 2020

Format Details: xlsx spreadsheet, zipped file

Kern County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: September 2, 2020

Date Added: August 17, 2020

Kern, CA

Principal Subject: Kern County Director of Public Health Services Matthew Constantine

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Kern County Director of Public Health Services Matthew Constantine regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: March 31 to June 25, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (306.6MB, 3650 pages)

Madera County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 27, 2020

Date Added: August 27, 2020

Madera, CA

Principal Subject: Madera County Health Department Director Sara Bosse

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Gloucester County Health Department Director Tamarisk Jones regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: July 1 to July 30, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (194.8MB, 6093 pages)

Orange County COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 18, 2020

Date Added: August 18, 2020

Orange County, CA

Principal Subject: Orange County Health Director Clayton Chau

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Orange County Health Director Clayton Chau regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: July 1 to July 20, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (11.9MB, 179 pages)

Port of San Diego, California, COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 17, 2020

Date Added: August 12, 2020

Santa Clara, San Diego and San Francisco, CA

Principal Subject: This material includes emails and newsletters across San Francisco, Bay area, and Santa Clara

These documents include emails sent to, from, or copied to Randa Coniglio, Chief Executive Officer of Port of San Diego

Date Range: April 7 to May 5, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (1,332 pages)

San Luis Obispo Agriculture Commission COVID-19 farm emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

San Luis Obispo, CA

Highlighted Documents: Discussion of PPE distribution and shortages across counties

Principal Subject: San Luis Obispo Agricultural Commissioner Martin Settevendemie and Deputy Commissioner Marc Lea

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to San Luis Obispo Agricultural Commissioner Martin Settevendemie and Deputy Commissioner Marc Lea regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 1 to June 30, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (361 MB, 2,651 pages, duplicative material)

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