Coronavirus – Health Orders & Guidance

Amendment No. 3 to Health Order No. C19-09

Amendment No. 3 to Health Order No. C19-09 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Health Officer today amended the Public Shelter-in-Place Health Order to expand the list of businesses able to operate in the County as allowed by the State’s approval of the County’s Variance request to accelerate into Stage 2 of the Governor’s reopening plan.

Public Health Emergency Isolation Order No. C19-12-I for COVID-19

Public Health Emergency Isolation Order No. C19-12-I for COVID-19 240 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

This Order supersedes the April 10, 2020 Order of the County of Sonoma Health Officer C19-06-I and shall become effective beginning at 12:01 a.m. on May 19, 2020, until rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer.

Health Emergency Quarantine Order No. C19-12-Q for COVID-19

Health Emergency Quarantine Order No. C19-12-Q for COVID-19 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

This Order supersedes the County Of Sonoma Health Officer Order C19-06-Q dated April 10, 2020, and is in effect beginning at 12:01 a.m. on May 19, 2020 until rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer.

Amendment No. 2 to Health Order No. C19-09: Essential Businesses

Amendment No. 2 to Health Order No. C19-09: Essential Businesses 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

In accordance with Governor Newsom’s announcements this week, the Sonoma County Health Officer amended the Shelter-in-Place order to allow additional businesses to reopen, effective 12:01 AM on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Order of the Health Officer C19-11: Amended Parks Closure Order

Order of the Health Officer C19-11: Amended Parks Closure Order 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Amended Parks Closure Order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, allowing limited socially distanced access to some parks for outdoor recreational activities.

Amendment to Health Order No. C19-09: Shelter in Place

Amendment to Health Order No. C19-09: Shelter in Place 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Until today, the Governor’s Executive Orders imposed a shelter in place requirement based on the State’s determination of essential and non-essential services. While this approach was effective in reducing virus transmission, Sonoma County requested consideration of an approach based on a risk assessment model.

Order of the Health Officer C19-10: Amended Parks Closure Order

Order of the Health Officer C19-10: Amended Parks Closure Order 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The purpose of the following loosening of restrictions on Park use is intended to allow residents to access Parks near where they live, without resulting in the crowding and virus transmission risks that led to the previous Parks closure. With that as context, walking, jogging, hiking or bicycling in Parks and on trails is permitted, under limitations. The Bodega Bay boat launches will open for recreational fishing to gather fish as a food source beginning May 8.

Order of the Health Officer C19-09: Shelter-in-Place Extended

Order of the Health Officer C19-09: Shelter-in-Place Extended 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Health Officer has extended the Health Order for people to shelter-in-place safely in their homes beyond May 3, 2020.

Amendment to Health Order No. C19-08: Congregate Care/Living Facilities

Amendment to Health Order No. C19-08: Congregate Care/Living Facilities 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

This order makes changes in the Health Order issued April 16, 2020 to ensure social distancing, masking and screening measures are in place.

Order of the Health Officer C19-08: Congregate Care and Living Facilities, and First Responders

Order of the Health Officer C19-08: Congregate Care and Living Facilities, and First Responders 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Health Officer has determined that there is an increased risk of the Coronavirus 2019 Disease (“COVID-19”) among persons living or working in licensed healthcare facilities, residential care facilities, shelters, group homes and other congregate living facilities.  Social distancing alone in these facilities is not effective due to the concentration of individuals and the nature of the services provided.