​Public Health Order - ​Products and Services FAQs​

No. You will continue to be able to purchase these items whenever you need them, as stores selling necessary items like grocery stores, pharmacies, and hardware stores will remain open. 

Please continue to buy normal quantities of these items on the same schedule you normally do. This will ensure that there is enough for everyone.

Yes. Pharmacies, healthcare supply stores, and healthcare facilities are allowed to operate.

Childcare facilities may only operate if they enable employees exempt by this Order to continue working as permitted and only under certain conditions. Among these conditions, children must be cared for in groups of 12 or fewer, groups of children may not mix with each other, and providers may not circulate between groups. ​Check sector-specific guidance from ​the State​.

If you are experiencing a sewer problem—like a slow drain or a backup—call the Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD) first at 916-875-6730. 

As an essential service provider, SASD provides 24/7 service every day of the year and will dispatch a skilled technician to assess the problem and help you figure out the next step.​

Yes, the Order identifies businesses that deliver goods or services directly to residences as “essential businesses” that may continue to operate.