SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Bay Area health officials are strongly recommending that people going away for the holidays quarantine for 14 days, upon their return.
The Bay Area was once a hot spot for the virus but now has one of the lowest rates of infection in the country.READ MORE: 'He's In Good Spirits;' Former OPD Capt. Ersie Joyner Recovering After Shooting; Remains in ICU
A quarantine advisory could be issued as early as Thursday.READ MORE: Fremont Neighbors Of Movie Director Joel Souza Stunned Over Shooting On Set Of Alec Baldwin Movie
A spokesperson for Marin County Public Health said there is “no active effort to draft a health order or mandate quarantines.”MORE NEWS: Pfizer Scientist Testifies Against Holmes in Theranos Trial
Meanwhile, health officials are urging people to stay local and keep gatherings small.