EMD COVID 19 Information

​To find the latest Sacramento County Public Health orders, testing information, and county tier assignments, please refer to the Sacramento​ County COVID-19 Webpage and Dashboard.​​

Every county in California is assigned to a COVID-19 risk-level tier based on new cases, positive tests, and health equity. For additional information view California's Color​-Coded County Tier System

​​Belo​w is Industry Guidance for​ ​Businesses to follow as t​he County moves through the Tiers


TIER 1

WIDESPREAD

Many non-essential indoor businesses
 operations are
closed

TIER 2

SUBSTANTIAL

Some non-essential 
indoor business operations
are closed

TIER 3

MODERATE

Some Indoor business
operations are open with modifications

TIER 4

MINIMAL

Most ​indoor business operation​s are open with Modifications​

COVID-19 General Information

COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, is a respiratory illness that is spread through the air via respiratory droplets from an infected person or by touching contaminated surfaces. > Learn more about symptoms of coronavirus​ 

Preventing the transmission of COVID-19 requires a combination of prevention measures including: physical distancing, wearing face coverings, sanitizing surfaces, and staying home when not feeling well. 

PLEASE NOTE: Physical distancing alone is insufficient to prevent transmission of COVID-19​.

Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. See COVID-1​9 Travel ​Advisory ​​(Updated 5/5/21)

COVID-19 Financial Resources

  • Restaurant Revitalization Fund is a grant program designed to provide direct relief to food and beverage industry businesses. The Small Business Administration application period will open on May 3, 2021.  Watch the County recorded webinar for more information.  ​
  • Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. The Small Business Administration will forgive loans if all employee retention criteria are met, and the funds are used for eligible expenses.

    For a list of additional financial resources and information please visit the Economic Development webpage.​

COVID-19 Industry Guidance

COVID-19 Quick Links

COVID-19 General Requirements for Businesses​​

The Sacramento County Public Health Order requires that The Social Distancing Protocol (Appendix A)​  is to be completed for each facility in the County that is frequented by the public or employees.  A completed copy should be provided to each employee, and made available to any authority enforcing the O​rder​. ​​​​​​​

On November 16, 2020, the California Department of Public Health issued revised Guidance on the Use of Face Coverings, which supersedes face coverings guidance released on June 18, 2020.  New guidance expands the required the use of face coverings in California when in public or common spaces. Complete details, including all requirements and exceptions to these rules, can be found in the guidance​.

A safe holiday during the COVID-19 pandemic may look and feel a little different this year.  Make plans to celebrate the holidays safely:​

4th of July/Fireworks 

Review and follow this guidance for places of worship​ to ceate a safer environment and resuce the risk of spreading COVID-19 (Updated 05/10/21)