COVID 19 Environmental Health

​​Sacramento County Environmental Health Division (EH) is dedicated to providing regulated businesses in Sacramento County with the information, resources, and guidance needed to operate safely and in compliance with state and local requirements.

EH will comply with Public Health Orders and take the necessary precautions to minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure and transmission to its staff and the public during field inspections. These precautions include staff training, assessing staff for symptoms, and providing staff with personal protective equipment. 

State and County guidelines currently allow food facilities in Sacramento County to open indoor dining at a maximum of 25% of capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. (Updated (9/29/20) Outdo​or dining areas may continue to remain open and food may be sold for pick-up or delivery.

​Please review State Guidance and checklist links below to ensure your facility is in compliance. For questions, contact EMD: (916) 875-8440 or (916) 875-8484.​​

Food Facilities with a COVID Positive or Symptomatic Employee

The plan review section is currently accepting mail-in and electronic plan submittals, only – no walk-up counter service at this time. For information or to make an appointment for a plan review inspection, call (916) 874-6010. Please refer to the EMD plan review webpage for general information.

Public swimming pools and spas must be operated following State and County COVID-19 guidelines. State guidelines for Swimming Pools/Aquatic Venues can be found under the State of California Industry Guidance for Fitness Facilities​. 

To report a violation or complaint: dial 3-1-1 or file a report online​