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State lifts regional stay at home order for all regions

Kern County Public Health Services Department

The California Department of Public Health ended the Regional Stay at Home Order on January 26. 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.

Kern County is now in the strictest, or purple tier. Services and activities, such as outdoor dining and personal services, may resume immediately with required modifications. Learn more about the state framework and what is currently allowed to be open in Kern County here: covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/#county-status.

It is still critical that residents continue to wear masks when they leave their homes, maintain physical distance of at least six feet, wash their hands frequently, avoid gatherings and mixing with other households, follow all state issued guidance and get the vaccine when it’s their turn.

To learn more about the lifted order see Cal OES press release: http://www.covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/#county-status.