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Latest County Health Order  - UPDATE - Effective June 19, 2020

Alameda County Health Officer issues orders to allow all retail, outdoor dining, outdoor fitness, limited religious and cultural services and outdoor museums to reopen.  Orders also offers guidance on protesting safely to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and include visiting dog parks and college sports training.

Individuals should continue to limit contact with people outside their Social Bubble, maintain physical distance, and wear face coverings. 

Per State’s guidance:

  1. Indoor and outdoor retail and outdoor dining allowed at reduced capacity to ensure physical distancing and safety plans.  Residents and businesses are still encouraged to focus primarily on pick-up and delivery options to limit lines and crowds.
  2. Limited religious services permitted to resume for up to 100 people or less than 25 percent building capacity, whichever is lower.  Virtual services, especially for high-risk congregants is strongly recommended.

All businesses allowed to operate under the Heatlh Officer Orders must complete the Site Protection Plan template and implement risk assessment and individual control measures, physical distancing, disinfecting and cleaning protocols, and employee training to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Employers are advised to implement COVID-19 Health Screenings before staff enter a facility to start their workday and employees must complete a Self-Assessment to ensure they do not go to work sick or during an infectious period.

The Health Department reminds residents planning to participate in the newly authorized activities that they are still in the first wave of the pandemic.  The virus that causes COVID-19 is highly infectious and it is critical to take precautions to protect people who are at high risk for health complications or working in settings that expose them to more people.  Testing Locations in Alameda County

Individuals are reminded to continue to wear face coverings when outside the home  to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Be sure to continue to wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, remember to practice social distancing (6 feet distance), and stick to your social bubble.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AS BUSINESSES REOPEN:

Health Orders:

County Health Order - June 5, 2020