State Lifts Stay-at-Home Order, Limited Order in Effect

Posted on January 25, 2021

Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today ended the Regional Stay at Home Order, lifting the order for all regions statewide, including the Bay Area. Read the State’s press release.

This action allows all counties statewide to return to the rules and framework of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and color-coded tiers that indicate which activities and businesses are open based on local case rates and test positivity. Sonoma County is now in the strictest or purple tier. Tier updates are provided weekly on Tuesdays.

Sonoma County is still experiencing significant community spread is currently in the most restrictive tier in the state’s framework. As of this week, the County has 41.4 new daily cases per 100,000 and a test positivity rate is 9.6 percent. The County needs to both be below 7 daily cases and have a test positivity rate below 8 percent for two consecutive weeks in order to move into the next less restrictive tier (red).

For more information on State of California framework and guidance on reopening, including a list of what’s currently open in Sonoma County, please visit:

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