Tulare County Emergency Order for Prevention of COVID19 Transmission

On March 19, 2020, the Health Officer of the County of Tulare issued an emergency order for the prevention of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission.

Following the State of California’s announcement on May 4, 2020 of the statewide Pandemic Roadmap, a four-stage plan for modifying the Executive Order N-33-20 Shelter in Place Order, the Tulare County Health Officer issued a NEW Health Order in which hereby terminated any previous Public Health Orders for the County of Tulare.  

On May 18, 2020 the Health Officer of the County of Tulare issued Tulare County Public Health Emergency Order for the Prevention of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Transmission, which shall be effective immediately and remain in effect until such a time that it is terminated or modified by the County Public Health Officer.  

On July 1, 2020 the Health Officer of the County of Tulare issued Public Health Officer Order for Tulare County, Closing Bars, Pubs, Brewpubs, and Breweries, which shall be effective immediately and remain in effect in Tulare County at least until California Department of Public Health removes Tulare County from the County Monitoring List. 

California issued a Limited Stay at Home Order effective November 21, 2020 for counties in the purple widespread risk level tier, this includes Tulare County. With this statewide order, Californians are being asked to stay home between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. in an effort to slow the rising and surge of COVID-19 cases in California. For more information regarding the Limited Stay at Home Order visit the CDPH website.

On December 3, 2020 California announced the Regional Stay Home Order, that will go into effect within 24 hours in regions with less than 15% ICU availability. It prohibits private gatherings of any size, closes sector operations except for critical infrastructure and retail, and requires 100% masking and physical distancing in all others. The order will remain in effect for at least 3 weeks and, after that period, will be lifted when a region’s projected ICU capacity meets or exceeds 15%. This will be assessed on a weekly basis after the initial 3 week period. Learn more about this order. For more information visit the COVID-19 restrictions webpage.