5/11/21-RESCISSION OF ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER No. c19-11
Effective immediately, Health Officer Order No. c19-11 (Social Distancing Guidelines and Face Mask Requirements issued on June 17, 2020) and Appendix A (Social Distancing Protocol (Revised) issued on December 22, 2020) is rescinded in full in accordance with Section 15 of that Order.
While case rates are declining and more people are receiving COVID-19 vaccines, transmission rates of COVID-19 remain high and the risk of COVID-19 variants are still unknown. Accordingly, individuals should continue to follow guidance released by the United States Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) including their sub-agency United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”), and California Department of Social Services (“CDSS”). The Order is rescinded in order to align with the above mentioned authorities and guidelines on masking and social distancing.