Emergency

Face Covering Order

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ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OF SONOMA: No. C19-19

DATE OF ORDER: May 24, 2021

Please read this Order carefully.  Violation of or failure to comply with this Order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.  (California Health and Safety Code § 120275, et seq.)

 UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTIONS 101040, 101085, AND 120175, THE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OF SONOMA (“HEALTH OFFICER”) ORDERS:

  1.     Effective immediately, the local face covering order (Appendix B to Order C19-15) is rescinded.
  1. All individuals in Sonoma County must continue to comply with the State’s Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings issued by the CDPH on May 3, 2021 (available online at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx), including any future amendment or revision to the Guidance, until the Guidance is rescinded or withdrawn by the State.
  1.     Copies of this Order shall promptly be: (1) made available at the County Administration Center at 575 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa CA 95403; (2) posted on the County Public Health Department website (https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Health/Public-Health/) and (https://socoemergency.org/); and (3) provided to any member of the public requesting a copy of this Order.

IT IS SO ORDERED:

Dr. Sundari R. Mase, MD MPH

Health Officer of the County of Sonoma