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State of California Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Modified 4/7/21

Thanks to the growing number of vaccinated residents and the hard work of all Contra Costans to reduce the spread of the COVID-19, some business and community activities can now resume with Contra Costa County’s move to the orange tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Until the pandemic is over, face coverings, physical distancing, avoiding crowds and getting vaccinated are all vital ways that we can protect ourselves and our community from COVID-19. Let’s keep Contra Costa moving in the right direction!

Starting Wednesday, April 7 several business sectors and community services can reopen or expand capacity:

  • Amusement parks: Overall park capacity and indoor capacity will be limited to 25%, including indoor dining.
  • Bars: Outdoors with modifications; no meals required to be served
  • Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries: Indoors at 25% maximum capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer; no meals required to be served
  • Family entertainment centers: Indoors for naturally distanced activities like bowling, escape rooms, and billiards; 25% maximum capacity
  • Gyms, fitness centers and studios (including at hotels): 25% maximum capacity and indoor pools are permitted; Indoor hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms continue to be closed
  • Movie Theaters: 50% maximum capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer encouraged
  • Outdoor sports and live performances with fans/attendees: Up to 33% and with advanced reservations only. Concession sales will be primarily in-seat (no concourse sales). Designated indoor seated dining area capacity will be limited to 25%. Attendance will be limited to in-state spectators and guests must attest their reserved seats are only for one household.
  • Places of worship: 50% maximum capacity
  • Restaurants: 50% maximum capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer
  • Retail: Open indoors with modifications and food courts permitted with indoor dining restrictions

Additional Information:

Health Order Requiring Face Coverings - 7/5/20

This Order requires that all individuals in Contra Costa County, over the age of 2 years, wear face coverings in accordance with guidance issued by the State of California. Subject to the exemptions set forth in the State Face Covering Guidance, including but not limited to exemptions in industry guidance documents issued by the State of California, individuals and businesses in the County must comply with the following local requirements, as applicable: 

Individuals shall wear Face Coverings when less than 6 feet away from any person who is not a member of the individual’s household or living unit. 

Individuals must wear Face Coverings when inside or on the grounds of, or waiting in line to enter, any business.

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More Information

If you have questions about the Health Orders, you can reach the Contra Costa County Call Center in English or Spanish at 1-844-729-8410, 8 AM - 5 PM. After hours, call 211 if you need assistance.

You can view answers to Frequently Asked Questions on the Contra Costa Health Services’ website.