Southern California New Stay At Home Order Begins at Midnight Sunday Night December 6 2020

Southern California Regional Stay At Home Order December 6 2020 Courtesy of The City of Laguna Beach

Southern California COVID-19 Regional Stay Home Order goes into effect on Sunday December 6 2020 at 11:59pm.
California will restrict movement in regions where intensive care units (ICU) capacity drops below 15 percent.
Southern California ICU capacity dropped to 12.5% on Friday December 4 2020.

The California Department of Public Health explained on December 3 2020, why the Regional Stay At Home Order is important,
“Upon assessment of the recent, unprecedented rise in the rate of increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and test positivity rates across California, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is taking immediate actions to prevent the spread of the virus.”

The California Department of Public Health states that, “This order shall take effect on December 5 2020 at 1259pm (pst).”

To preserve the California health care system, the Regional Stay Home Order goes into effect if intensive care unit (ICU) capacity drops below 15% in a region.

Counties in the region will be subject to new restrictions.

All individuals living in the State of California are currently ordered to stay home or at their place of residence, except for permitted work, local shopping or other permitted errands, or as otherwise authorized.

California COVID-19 Regional Stay At Home Order Highlights

A California Regional Stay At Home Order Will Be Issued When Their ICU Bed Availability Is Less Than 15%
(Within 48 Hours of ICU Bed Availability Less than 15%)

Regional Stay At Home Order Will Remain In Effect For At Least 3 Weeks
(Will Reopen If a Regions ICU Bed Availability exceeds 15%)
This will be assessed on a weekly basis after the initial 3 week period

100% masking
physical distancing in all others

California Regional Stay At Home Order Prohibitions

No gatherings with those outside your household

No non-essential travel

Closure of restaurants for indoor or outdoor dining – only takeout will be allowed

Closure of bars, wineries, breweries, distilleries

Closure of nail, hair salons, barbers, other personal care services

Closure of indoor and outdoor playgrounds

Closure of indoor recreation facilities

Closure of museums, zoos, aquariums

Closure of family entertainment centers

Closure of cardrooms

No theme parks/amusement parks

No live audience sports

Hotels shall not accept or honor out of state reservations for non-essential travel
unless the reservation is for at least the minimum time period required for quarantine and the persons identified in the reservation will quarantine in the hotel or lodging entity until after that time period has expired

California Regional Stay At Home Order Allowances

Restaurants Limited to Take Out and Delivery Only

Retailers Must Limit Customers to 20% Capacity

Schools Will Remain Open

Many Outdoor Physical Activities Are Allowed
With Masks and Physical Distancing

Worship Services Are Permitted Outdoors

Political Expression Is Permitted Outdoors

Southern California COVID-19 Regional Stay At Home Order Enforcement

LA County Sheriffs Department Will Enforce This Order.

Sheriff Alex Villanueva stated on The LA County Sheriff Department Facebook Page on December 3 2020 at 5:30pm
“Since March we have continued to focus on education and voluntary compliance regarding health orders.
Moving forward, we will additionally be conducting targeted enforcement on super-spreader events.”

Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes Statement on Enforcing the Order Is On Facebook (December 5 2020)

OC Sheriff Don Barnes Facebook Message about Enforcing Southern California Regional Stay At Home Order Saturday December 5 2020
California COVID-19 Regions

Northern California: Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity

Bay Area: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma

Greater Sacramento: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba

San Joaquin Valley: Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Benito, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne

Southern California: Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura

California COVID-19 Region Map December 2020

California ICU actual capacity as of December 6 2020 for the 5 regions:

Northern California 26.5%
Bay Area 24.1%
Greater Sacramento 18.2%
San Joaquin Valley 6.6%
Southern California 10.3%

COVID-19 Pandemic Online Resources

The City of Laguna Beach Community News Saturday December 5 2020

California Stay At Home Order December 3 2020

California Public Health Regional Stay At Home Order December 3 2020

COVID-19 Testing

OC Health Care Agency COVID-19 New Dashboard Data Site Starts June 26 2020

Orange County Emergency Operations Center Facebook Page

Alert OC
AlertOC is a mass notification system designed to keep Orange County, California residents and businesses informed of emergencies that may require immediate life saving actions.

Orange County Public Health (COVID-19) Information Page is Online

Orange County Public Health (COVID-19) Health Referral Hotline Number is 1 (833) 426-6411

California Department of Public Health (COVID-19) Information is Online

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (COVID-19) Information is Online

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Online Site

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