COVID-19 Info ​Hotline: 916-875-2400
For Health Order Violations, Dial 3-1-1​​

COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus)​​​

Get Tested.

Community testing is available - Find locations and ​make your appointment today!

​​​​Sacr​amento County Public Hea​lth COVID-1​9 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​g-data

Sacramento County Numbers and Tier at a Glance* - Updated 10/23, ​12:30 p.m.​​​

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​​​Confirmed Cases

*​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)​. I
On Mondays, a three-day total ​(Fri-Sun) is posted.

​​~   You can protect everyone from COVID-19 by NOT 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 The Order goes into effect October 13, at 3 p.m., and will be in effect until it is rescinded or amended by the Health Officer.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:​, or email,​.​​​​

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 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 from no more than three different households​.

  • Appendix A - Social Distancing Protocol with Signs

  • State’s Tier system and specific allowable activities​

​​View previous Public Health Orders, documents and FAQs​  

Latest News an​d Updates​​​

​Housing for the Harvest is a Sacramento County partnership with La Familia to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Housing for the Harvest provides farm workers or food processing workers who have COVID-19 or been exposed to the virus with a free hotel room to effectively quarantine/isolate to protect their family, co-workers and the community from contact with the COVID-19 virus. Please see the Housing for the Harvest flyer for details in English and Spanish.​

CDC Adds Vaccine-Specific Content to the CDC COVID-19 Website 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added vaccine-specific content to its extensive COVID-19 website. Newly posted resources include information on vaccination planning, how vaccine safety is being ensured, and frequently asked questions. These resources are intended to clarify how COVID-19 vaccine recommendations will be made and how the vaccines will be monitored for safety. CDC anticipates making  updates available ​as vaccines become authorized or approved and recommended for use in the United States.  

​Schools/Gatherings: Updated SacCounty Health Order
As Sacramento County has been allowed to move further into the State’s less restrictive Red Tier 2 (substantial), the Sacramento County Health Order has been a​mended, effective October 13, at 3 p.m., from its previous Health Order on September 29. The primary updates to the Oct. 13 Sacramento County Health Order on the topics of requirements for in-person learning at all schools and gatherings.​ Read the SacCountyNews story.

​Flu Vaccination Urged During COVID-19 Pandemic 
​Sacramento County Public Health urges everyone to prioritize getting the flu shot this flu season to protect you and your family from the deadly virus. Flu vaccines have been shown to reduce the risk of flu illness, hospitalization and death. Getting a flu vaccine this fall will not only reduce your risk from flu but also help conserve potentially scarce health care resources. Get your free flu vaccination from Sept - Nov. 

Make Your Plans to Celebrate Halloween in Your Own Neighborhood and Trick-or-Treat Safely ​HappyHalloween.PNG

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In order for Sacramento County to make Orange Tier 3 in four weeks – we need every person living, working and playing in Sacramento County to do their part. It's simple: 1) Continue to wear a face covering when in public​; 2) Continue to observe social distancing guidelines; 3) Maintain good hygiene; and 4) Do not gather with non-household members indoors. ​

Check out the Turn Sacramento Orange by Halloween​​ campaign! We need your help to get to Orange in the State's Tier System.​

​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

​Report: Sacramento County Busines​s Support - Non-Small Business Administration (Sept. 28, 2020)

Report: Sacramento County Business Support - Small Business Administration ​​(Sept. 21, 2020)

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

Find specific Sacramento County COVID-19 news and information


Learn about the latest news in Sacramento County​

Current COVID-19 Topics

Below are some COVID-19 topics, but be sure to see the COVID-19 Resources links for ResidentsBusiness/WorkersCBOs/Homeless Response, and Child Care/Schools​.