COVID-19 Info Hotline: 916-875-2400
For Health Order Violations, Dial 3-1-1
COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus)
Sacramento County Public Health COVID-19 Case Dashboards:
Get COVID-19 case information on the
Sacramento County Public Health COVID-19 Dashboards, with tabs for:
- Epidemiology – Cases and deaths by demographics (age, sex, race/ethnicity) and location (Updates M-F)
Lab Testing – Specimens tested, positivity rates and bar graph
Health Care – Hospitalized cases and ICU case subset, emergency department visits, and congregate facility cases
Cases by Zip Code – Interactive Map
California Tier Assignments for Counties - https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/#reopening-data
Sacramento County Numbers and Tier at a Glance* - Updated 9/28, 11:20 a.m.
*The At-A-Glance case counts are updated Monday-Friday (see date/time stamp above). No announcements of individual confirmed cases/deaths will be made. The datasets are dynamic and information may be revised or updated.
**The daily cases are collected by Sacramento County Public Health from the previous posting (Note: case numbers may be delayed or include a delayed batch of cases due to a lag in reporting from outside labs, systems and providers).
~ You can protect everyone from COVID-19 by
having or going to gatherings.
Stick to home as much as possible and practice social distancing with face coverings when you must be in public spaces. ~
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 and supports the new tier system for county monitoring and re-opening of business sectors. The Order goes into effect September 23, at 3 p.m., and will be in effect until it is rescinded or amended by the Health Officer.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 and August 31. 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.
September 23, 2020 Public Health Order
Appendix A - Social Distancing Protocol with Signs
State’s Tier system and specific allowable activities
August 28, 2020 Public Health Order for Sacramento County Schools
8-28-2020 Public Health Order for Sacramento County Schools
Letter from the Health Officer to Schools
Answer to FAQs for Schools
Additional School Guidance and Waiver Information
Updated List of Elementary Schools Granted Waivers for In-Person Instruction
View previous Public Health Orders, documents and FAQs
Latest News and Updates
Nail Salons Allowed to Reopen in Sacramento County
Effective September 23, at 3 p.m., Sacramento County will allow nail salons and physician-ordered electrolysis to resume indoor operations with modifications while following State of California guidance, the County’s face covering order, strict social distancing protocols and sanitization. To reflect this new change, Sacramento County has updated the 9/23/2020 Public Health Order.
Make Your Plans to Celebrate Halloween and Trick-or-Treat Safely
SacCounty Health Order Amended for New Tier System
A new tiered system of county monitoring and for re-opening of businesses sectors was announced by the Governor. Sacramento County has been placed in Purple/Tier 1 (widespread) for having a daily case count of more than seven per 100,000 people and positivity rate of more than eight percent. Counties are required to remain in an assigned tier for a minimum of 3 weeks and must meet criteria for the next tier for two consecutive weeks before being able to advance to the next tier. The Health Order for Sacramento County was amended and goes in effect: August 31, 2020 Public Health Order
Many of the same business sectors remain having "Outdoor Operation Only" -- including restaurants.
However, the following can resume Indoor Operations: Hair salons and barbershops; All retail/shopping centers (25% maximum capacity); and Professional sports (without live audiences).
SacCountyNews Story: SacCounty Health Order Amended for New Tier System
State’s Tier system and specific allowable activities for Sacramento County, go to: https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/
Get Tested Today!
View all Community Based COVID-19 Testing Site Locations
Sacramento County Community Based Testing Appointments Available with 72-hour Results
Critical COVID-19 testing with 72-hour results is available for Sacramento County residents at our community-based testing sites for free.
Sacramento County, through its partnership with StemExpress, has 10 community based testing sites (two per weekday) every week that:
- Have available appointments
- Free to residents regardless of insurance or citizenship status
- Can test children 2 years or older
- Test results within 72 hours (even on weekends)
- Each site has 200-300 tests per day
*Results will be delivered either by email or phone call, depending on patient preference. However, please note that StemExpress will not leave a message with results, so please answer your phone or opt for email results! View the full schedule of all Community-Based Testing Site locations.
Guidance and Resources for Businesses
Employers: SCPH Business Reporting Form for COVID-19 Positive Employees/Volunteers (fax/email)
Go to Environmental Management Department for industry specific guidance related to COVID-19 and includes:
Visit Sacramento County's Economic Development Business Resource Guide, which inlcludes information about:
- Reopening in Sacramento County
- Financial Resources
- Business FAQs
- How to stay informed with the latest news and information
COVID-19 News & Updates Archive