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 operations of certain sectors and supports the new tier system for county monitoring and re-opening of business sectors. The Order goes into effect December 10, at 11:59 p.m., and will be in effect until it is rescinded or amended by the Health Officer.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, September 29, October 13, November 13, and November 21. 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.
January 13, 2021 Public Health Order
On Jan. 12, the State of California announced that the Greater Sacramento region is permitted to exit the State’s Regional Stay at Home Order with a four-week ICU availability projection of greater than 15 percent. Counties in the Greater Sacramento region can resume operating under the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy tier structure. Based on the State’s tier criteria, Sacramento County will be in Purple/Tier 1 Widespread. The Sacramento County January 13 Health Order aligns with Purple/Tier 1 Widespread to reopen some indoor and outdoor operations under reduced operational capacity but retains the State's curfew order and supersedes the December 9, 2020 Order. For a summary, go to the Public Health Orders and FAQ page. Review the differences between the Regional Order and Purple Tier 1.
November 21, 2020 Public Health Order
Sacramento County’s Public Health Order has been amended, effective 10 p.m., Saturday, November 21 to align with the State of California’s new limited “Stay at Home Order” that sets a curfew from 10 p.m. - 5 a.m., as well as updated guidance on the wearing of face coverings and the reopening of the County's *waiver application for Elementary schools to apply for in-person learning while Sacramento County remains in the Tier 1 Purple. (12/23/2020 - *Waivers are on hold due to the high case rate in Sacramento County)
View previous Public Health Orders, documents and FAQs