COVID-19 Status Update for 10/18/2021 – Marin County Coronavirus Information

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for October 18, 2021 includes Upcoming Spanish Public Health Update hosted by Marin County Office of Education; Vaccination Opportunities in Marin; and updated local COVID-19 data. 

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published weekdays and as needed to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to keep the local economy running. We remain here for you.  

Upcoming Spanish Public Health Update hosted by Marin County Office of Education 

This Wednesday, October 20th, the Marin County Office of Education (MCOE) will host the second of two virtual Public Health forums focused on questions and concerns from our community regarding pediatric vaccination. With possible approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to 11 year old’s coming in early November, this event (along with last week’s corresponding Public Health Update in English) will serve as a bridge to those who are interested in learning more about this topic or wish to participate in the discussion. This event will be presented in Spanish with English interpretation and is free for anyone to join.  

Guest speakers include:  

  • Dr. Peter Simon, Lead Health Information Clinician, Marin Community Clinics 

  • Dr. Nicolas Mottola, Pediatrician, Kaiser Permanente 

  • Lucia Martel-Dow, Board Trustee, San Rafael City Schools and Director, Immigrant Legal Resource Center 

Language: In Spanish with English Interpretation  

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 20th @ 6:00pm         

Join Zoom Meeting 

Webinar ID: 851 1185 6745  

Passcode: 703641  

Dial-In: 408-638-0968  

Submit Questions in advance 


Vaccination Opportunities in Marin 

There are numerous free COVID-19 vaccination clinics operating around Marin County this week. In addition to the regular one or two-dose vaccine series, most sites are also offering third doses and Pfizer booster shots. Our clinic at Northgate Mall is only offering Pfizer (1st and 2nd doses, boosters). Those who are eligible, but haven’t received a vaccine or completed their vaccination series, are advised to make a reservation online in advance. All clinics are available to residents who are 12 & older. We appreciate you doing your part to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  

Here are the upcoming clinics this week:

  • Northgate Mall*, San Rafael 
    *Clinic is located inside the mall, at the Center Court. 
    Tuesday-Wednesday: 1:00pm to 7:00pm    
    Thursday-Saturday: 9:00am to 3:00pm 

  • Coastal Health Alliance, Pt. Reyes – Tuesday, October 19  
  • Rafael Lumber & Building Supply, San Rafael – Tuesday, October 19 
  • Grocery Outlet, San Rafael – Wednesday, October 20 
  • Dollar Tree – Ignacio Shopping Center, Novato – Wednesday, October 20 
  • Novato Toyota, Novato – Friday, October 22 
  • Nave Shopping Center – Grocery Outlet, Novato – Friday, October 22 
  • Canal Alliance – Saturday, October 23 

Visit our Vaccine Finder page to schedule an appointment page and to see more dates. Other options to receive your COVID-19 vaccine include:     

  • Local pharmacies like CVSWalgreensRiteAid, and others offer same-day vaccine appointments.       
  • Marin County Public Health has developed an online form for requesting a no-cost visit from the mobile vaccination team. This form was designed to make it even easier for all residents to be fully vaccinated. Its intended use is for:        
  • Businesses can request pop-up vaccination clinics at the workplace to vaccinate employees.        
  • Homebound individuals and their loved ones can request a visit to the home for vaccination.        
  • Hospitals and healthcare providers can make a home vaccination request on behalf of their patients.        
  • Long-term care facilities can request on-site mobile vaccination units for staff and residents. 


COVID-19 Data Update: 

Below is a summary of today’s data now available on Marin Data & Surveillance webpage. View the page for a broader range of data, plus interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race, and city/town/geographic region. Questions about the data? See our Data FAQ or contact us

Looking for daily data trends? Our Marin Data & Surveillance webpage uses Tableau dashboards to visualize the impact of COVID-19 in Marin County. Under each dashboard are links to datasets available on Marin County’s Open Data Portal


COVID-19 Case Data 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

Total Confirmed Cumulative Cases 


+ 15 

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 14 Days) 


– 3 

Total Cumulative Deaths 


+ 0  

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations 

– 2 

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census 

+ 0  


COVID-19 Vaccination Data  

Today’s Report 

Change from Last Status Update 

Marin residents age 12+ vaccinated with at least one dose 


+ 344 

Percent of Marin population age 12+ who have received at least one dose 


+ 0.0%  

Percent of Marin population age 12+ who have completed vaccine series. 


+ 0.2%  

Percent of entire Marin population that is  “fully immunized” (14+ days post final dose)* 

81% * 

+ 0%  

* Note that this percentage is out of all Marin residents including children younger than 12. 

** As population estimates may not be precise, as of October 4, 2021, the proportion of residents vaccinated with at least one dose will be displayed up to, but not higher than 98%. 


Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 data: 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative 


+ 0 

Positive Patients at Facilities current  

+ 0 

Positive Staff at Facilities current 

+ 0 

Facility Patient Deaths 


+ 0 

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths 


+ 0.0% 


CDC COVID-19 Data 

Today’s Level 

Days In Current Level 

Community Transmission 

Yellow Level 


6 (since 10/12) 

For more details, visit the CDC’s website here.   


State COVID-19 data: 

Today’s Report 

Change from Yesterday 

California Confirmed Cases 


+ 16,764 

California Deaths 


+ 266 


Other Local and State Data Dashboards:  

Stay Informed 

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Have questions?  Contact the CA COVID-19 Hotline seven days a week by dialing (833) 422-4255 for COVID-19 information and resources, or email us.  

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