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Why won’t many counties report workplace coronavirus outbreaks to the public?

Napa County doesn’t collect data about coronavirus outbreaks in workplaces. Sonoma County does, but won’t identify them because it would compromise the county’s working relationship with employers. Alameda County won’t share outbreak locations to protect privacy and to guard against what one health official called undue stigma. From meat-packing plants to construction sites to lettuce […]