Madera County now seeing Red

State moves county up a notch in Covid-19 tiers, a year into the pandemic

What do strawberries, tomatoes and Madera County have in common?

The answer is: the color red.

After more than a year of pandemic-related restrictions and for the first time since color designations were introduced last August, Madera County met the metrics to move out of the color purple and is now officially in the Red Tier on California’s Covid-19 related reopening plan.

“It’s really exciting,” said Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) Director Sara Bosse in a public mee...

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