Governor Newsom

Dear Community Members,

Tonight, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors. This was done to prevent the further spread of COVID 19 in the state.

How long will we stay home?
This goes into effect at midnight, Thursday, March 19, 2020. The order is in place until further notice.

What can I do? What's open?
Essential services will remain open such as:

  • Gas stations
  • Pharmacies
  • Food: Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, take-out and delivery restaurants
  • Banks
  • Laundromats/laundry services

Essential state and local government functions will also remain open, including law enforcement and offices that provide government programs and services.

What's closed?

  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Bars and nightclubs
  • Entertainment venues
  • Gyms and fitness studios
  • Public events and gatherings
  • Convention Centers

Where does this apply?
This is in effect throughout the State of California.

More information is available at: https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/03/19/governor-gavin-newsom-issues-stay-at-home-order/.

We are committed to providing you with critical information to stay safe. Please continue to also go to www.Publichealthsbc.org for more information regarding COVID 19.