Orange County has received State approval on its variance application to move into “Stage 2B.”
According to the County, the following businesses may re-open with the proper safety precaution adaptations:
- In-person dining reservations
- Retail shopping with social distancing and curbside pickup
- Offices (when telework not possible)
- Outdoor Museums
- Limited Services
It is important to note that these industries must adhere to the guidance put out by the State, which can be found here: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap-counties/ and here: https://covid19.ca.gov/industry-guidance/. Adherence to this guidance will ensure that our community stays safe and these industries can remain open.
A press release from the County gives more information about the approval from the State, specific links to industry health and safety guidance, and other information critical for the re-opening of these industries: https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/county-orange-moves-stage-two-californias-resiliency-roadmap
Also, the County Health Officer today issued a new Health Officer’s Order that gives new guidance on individuals with or exposed to COVID-19, a requirement for cloth face coverings, as well as information for businesses as they re-open. The new Health Order can be found here: https://us4.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=2f2593b644c191a74f2a4d25a&id=5575e1d569
We will continue to share real time information related to the re-opening stages and guidelines as more news becomes available.