COVID-19 Hotline: 916-875-2400

​Schools, Child Care/Day Camps, Colleges​​​

​Public Health Order for Sacramento County Schools​

Health Order for Sacramento County Schools

October 13, 2020 Public Health Order

  • Summary of primary updates to the Oct. 13 Sacramento County Health Order​:

    Schools - All school grade levels in Sacramento County are permitted to conduct in-person instruction (regardless of waivers granted by SCPH) with required mitigation measures maintained (social distancing, face coverings, and sanitization) in compliance with California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Sacramento County Public Health. 

    Gatherings - To align with the Oct. 9 CDPH private gatherings guidance​, Sacramento County Public Health continues to discourage social gatherings of non-household members. However, people who choose to attend gatherings should limit the size to the same members and no more than​ three different households with specific requirements.​

  • View previous Public Health Orders, documents and FAQs​  

Guidance for K-12 Schools​

Sacramento County

SCPH COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Schools 10/26/2020
Sample COVID-19 Screening Tool - Adults
Sample COVID-19 Screening Tool - Children
Symptom Decision Tree ​10/26/2020​
COVID-19 Reporting & Conta​ct Tracing Form ​
Health Officer Letter to Families 10/13/2020

Health Officer Memo - Partnership for Safe Reopening 09/17/2020 
Youth Sports Conditioning (SCPH/EMD) ​​

State, Federal and Health Organizations

Guidance for Schools and School-Based Program (CDPH) ​​
Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California's Public Schools (CDE) 
Contact Tracing Training (John Hopkins University)​ ​

Child Care and Day Camps

Sacramento County 

Specific Reopening Guidelines for Child Care Providers (SCPH) 
Industry Guidance for Day Camps​

State, Federal and Health Organizations

Reopening Guidelines for Child Care Providers (CDPH) 
COVID-19 Guidance for Childcare Programs and K-12 (CDC) 
Executive Order to Provide Expanded Access to Child Care for Essential Workers During COVID-19 Response (CA) 

​Colleges and Universities

State and Federal

Guidance for Colleges and Universities (CDPH)

COVID-19 Guidance for Colleges and Universities (CDC)

​​Community Resources

Sacramento Office of Emergency Services (OES) Community Resources 

Sacramento OES launched a Community Resources page that includes a broad scope of COVID-19 information, from maps with school lunch distribution to signing up for emergency alerts. ​​​​

We all need to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19

The Sacramento County Public Health Officer, Dr. Olivia Kasirye,​ issued a new Public Health Order and will be in effect until it is rescinded or amended by the Health Officer. The Public Health Order continues to reinforce the direction that all individuals stay home as much as possible and carry on with social distancing protocols while beginning to relax restrictions on lower-risk businesses and is consistent with the State’s “Stage 2” Roadmap to Modify the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order​. The Sacramento County Health Order includes and recommends the CDPH guidance on the use of cloth face coverings​ to protect others from being infected by those without symptoms. ​Do you have questions about the Public Health Order? Call the County's COVID-19 Hotline: 916-875-2400. Do you want to report a violation of the Public Health Officer Order? Call 3-1-1, or email,​.​