State Regional Stay at Home Order Extended into January 2021
Updated Tuesday, December 29, 2020
The State Regional Stay-At-Home Order issued for Southern California which went into effect Sunday, December 6 at 11:59 PM due to the region’s low ICU bed availability has been extended for another 3 weeks, lasting through January 2021. The order prohibits gatherings of any size with those outside of your own household members, ceases or modified operations for many industry sectors except for critical infrastructure and retail, and requires masking and physical distancing whenever individuals are outside their home.
The order will remain in place for at least another 3 weeks. After 3 weeks, the order will be lifted when a region’s ICU availability meets or exceeds 15%. You can find more information about the order at this webpage or in the attached release from the State.
As of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, State Public Health Orders require that the following sectors must close (or continue to stay closed):
- Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds
- Indoor Recreational Facilities
- Hair Salons and Barbershops
- Personal Care Services
- Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums
- Movie Theaters
- Bars, Breweries, and Distilleries
- Family Entertainment Centers
- Cardrooms and Satellite Wagering
- Limited Services
- Live Audience Sports
- Amusement Parks
The following sectors in the Southern California Region are required to provide further modifications in addition to 100% masking and physical distancing:
- Outdoor Recreational Facilities: Allow outdoor operation only without any food, drink or alcohol sales. Additionally, overnight stays at campgrounds will not be permitted.
- Retail: Allow indoor operation at 20% capacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in the stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and others with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.
- Shopping Centers: Allow indoor operation at 20% capacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in the stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and others with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.
- Hotels and Lodging: Allow to open for critical infrastructure support only.
- Restaurants: Allow only for take-out, pick-up or delivery.
- Offices: Allow remote only except for critical infrastructure sectors where remote working is not possible.
- Places of Worship: Allow outdoor services only.
- Entertainment Production including Professional Sports: Allow operation without live audiences. Additionally, testing protocol and “bubbles” are highly encouraged.
The following sectors are allowed to remain open when a remote option is not possible with appropriate infectious disease preventative measures including masks and physical distancing:
- Critical infrastructure
- Non-urgent medical and dental care
- Child care and pre-K
- Non urgent healthcare
- Parks, trails, beaches