COVID-19 Health Order FAQs

COVID-19 Health Order FAQs


When does this Health Order become effective

What areas does this Order apply to?

What kinds of businesses are considered essential, according to the Public Health Order?

What happens if I don't comply with this Order?

Is this Health Order mandatory or is it just guidance?

Am I allowed to leave my home while this Order is in effect?

I operate a food facility-- what practices should I follow to keep my patrons safe?

How long will this Order be in effect?

What are the employment functions that are permissible under the Order?

Does this Order require that I shut down my business facility?

Does the Order allow me to leave the County?

What happens if I leave the County to go on a planned vacation?

Will this order prevent companies working on vaccines and testing for COVID-19 from continuing to do that work?

Can I continue to use public transit?

Are non-profit organizations allowed to continue operating?

Can I get my prescription drugs or other health care supplies?

I work for the government - Can I continue to go to work?

What should I do if I'm feeling sick?

Can I still order the things I need online and have them delivered to my residence?

Does this Order require that schools shut down?

Will my daycare be shut down?

Can grocery stores, farmers markets, and other food retailers remain open?

I become anxious when cooped up in my house. Am I allowed to go to a park or on a hike?

Should I stock up on food, necessities like toilet paper, and on medicines?

Can I play team sports or go to the gym?

Why is the County Public Health Officer issuing an order that shuts down so many businesses in my community?

How will I get food and medicines I need if I must "shelter in place" in my home?

I don't cook - how can I purchase meals?

Can I dine out?

How can I access free or reduced price meals for myself or my family?

What if my plumbing gets stopped up? How will I access those sorts of services?