On Monday, January 25, the California Department of Public Health announced the Bay Area region met criteria to exit the Regional Stay at Home Order.
Alameda County is currently in the Purple Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Under the State’s updated school guidance, all schools that intend to open and all schools that are already open must complete and publicly post their COVID-19 Safety Plan (CSP).
The California Department of Public Health announced that effective today, January 25, the Bay Area region meets the criteria to exit the Regional Stay at Home Order due to encouraging long-term projections for ICU bed availability.
Alameda County has received a little over 85,000 doses to date as noted on our website.
In order to increase the pace of COVID-19 vaccine distribution to those at greatest risk, the state is prioritizing individuals 65 and older to receive the vaccine as demand subsides among health care workers.
The State’s Regional Stay at Home Order will remain in effect until lifted by the state. Alameda County is part of the Bay Area Region and ICU bed capacity has steadily declined over the past several weeks.
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