Coronavirus Sacramento County

Sacramento County Rescinds Local Health Orders

Article Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

​​In alignment with the State, effective immediately Sacramento County is rescinding the July 26 health order requiring all individuals to wear face coverings indoors and the Jan. 6 health order directing all public meetings be held virtually

As per the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) order, all unvaccinated individuals will continue to be required to wear face-coverings in all indoor public settings. Statewide indoor masking requirements regardless of vaccination status will remain in effect for public transportation; healthcare settings; congregate settings like correctional facilities and homeless shelters; long-term care facilities; and in K-12 schools and childcare settings. 

Public Health continues to recommend the use of masks in public settings as an effective tool to prevent the spread of the virus, especially in crowded settings. Continuing to mask indoors remains the safest way to protect those who are unable to be vaccinated. 
Please remember some individuals may continue to wear masks in public spaces for a variety of reasons, even if they are vaccinated, and as mandates or advisories fade. Someone may be immunocompromised, prefer to wear a mask, or have a family member who is immunocompromised or too young to be vaccinated. Please be kind and conscientious of your fellow community members​ and the decisions they make to protect themselves.

Vaccinations continue to be the most effective tool in slowing the rate of spread and mitigating severe symptoms of COVID-19. For a list of vaccination clinics, visit the Sacramento County Public Health Vaccination website​, call 2-1-1 or visit MyTurn.ca.gov​. Homebound residents can contact 2-1-1 to request in-home vaccination services.

CONTACT INFO:

​​​​​​FOR MEDIA REQUESTS, EMAIL COVIDMEDIA@SACCOUNTY.NET, SACRAMENTO COUNTY PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE

Please help support local journalism.

Now more than ever, the survival of local journalism depends on your support. Our community faces unprecedented economic disruption, and the future of many small businesses is under threat, including our own. It takes time and resources to provide this service. We are a small family-owned operation, and we will do everything in our power to keep it going. But today more than ever before, we will depend on your support to continue. 

Click here to Support the Rio Linda Messenger today. 

You rely on us to stay informed and we depend on you to make our work possible.

AdBlocker Message

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.