Contra Costa Health Services, along with other Bay Area health departments, issued an updated order to continue the shelter in place until at least May 3, 2020.
When Does this Order Take Effect? When Does it End? As of 11:59 pm on March 31, 2020, all individuals in the County must strictly follow the provisions in this new Order. This new Order will be in effect until May 3, 2020, but that date could be changed by the County Health Officer.
Please see below links for this updated information.
Health Officers from Contra Costa and other Bay Area Counties issue a new Order that is effective 12:01 a.m. on March 17, 2020 and will continue to be in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 7, 2020, unless extended or rescinded. This public health order requires residents to stay home to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
The State of California has also issued an executive order directing residents to stay home except for essential needs. Read more about that order here.
What to do
Everyone should stay home except for essential needs, such as getting food, caring for a relative or friend, getting necessary health care, or going to an essential job. Vulnerable populations must stay home.
It is okay to go outside for walks if you are not in a group.
What can I do? What’s open?
These essential services will remain open:
County and city government services: Police stations, fire stations, hospitals/clinics and healthcare operations, and some city offices
Public transportation (including Muni, BART, Caltrain)