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Public Health Order, FAQs and Related Documents
Public Health Order
Upon Statewide Order by the California Department of Public Health and announced by Governor Gavin Newsom, the Sacramento County Public Health Officer has amended the Public Health Order to limit indoor operations of certain sectors. The Order goes into effect October 13, at 3 p.m., and will be in effect until it is rescinded or amended by the Health Officer. The Health Order aligns with previous health orders, but supersedes those of March 19, April 7, May 1, May 26, June 12, June 19, June 29, July 2, July 14, August 28 (School Closure), August 31, September 23 and September 29. The Public Health Order continues to reinforce the direction that all individuals stay home as much as possible and carry on with social distancing and face covering protocols.
For questions about the Public Health Order, call the Public Health hotline at (916) 875-2400. For complaints about unsafe practices at businesses (e.g. face coverings, social distancing), or violations of the Health Order, dial 3-1-1 or go to the Sacramento County 311 Connect website: https://311.saccounty.net/, or email, SacCo311@custhelp.com.
October 13, 2020 Public Health Order
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 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.
Appendix A - Social Distancing Protocol with Signs
State’s Tier system and specific allowable activities
September 29, 2020 Public Health Order
September 23, 2020 Public Health Order
August 31, 2020 Public Health Order
August 28, 2020 Public Health Order for Sacramento County Schools
August 20, 2020 Public Health Order for Sacramento County Schools
Previous Health Orders
July 14, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
July 2, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
June 29, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
June 19, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
June 12, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
May 26, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
May 22, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
May 1, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
*NOTE: Where a conflict exists between this Order and any state public health order related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the most restrictive provision controls.
April 7, 2020 Public Health Stay at Home Order
March 19, 2020 Public Health Order
Emergency Proclamation Documents