The elderly (65 and older), those with compromised immune systems and those with chronic medical conditions are at higher risk for complications if contracted COVID-19. The timely implementation of aggressive strategies that create social distance and those that reduce close contact of people has proven effective in prior pandemics at delaying rates of transmission and reducing illness and death.
By decreasing the prevalence of disease across California and in Sierra County we will:
At this time, it is unknown how long these limitations will apply. As with all guidance that relates to COVID-19 response, Sierra County Public Health will revisit this guidance on a regular basis to evaluate the continued need for it, or any changes to elements of it and continue to adhere to direction from Governor of California and California Department of Public Health.