With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations declining, on November 1 the County of Alameda will ease masking requirements in certain indoor settings where everyone is fully vaccinated.
As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings indoors drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, health officers for the nine Bay Area jurisdictions that require face coverings in most indoor public spaces today reached consensus on criteria to lift those health orders under certain conditions.
Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. get vaccinated and/or tested in Livermore. Walk-ins acepted. No ID or insurance required. No one is turned away. Those vaccinated at these clinics qualify for Alameda County's Vaccine Incentive Program: GET FULLY VACCINATED. GET $100.
Adult and senior care facilities, and settings within which direct care and services are provided, as identified in this order, are high-risk settings where COVID-19 transmission and outbreaks can have severe consequences for vulnerable populations resulting in hospitalization, severe illness, and death.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine is recommended six months or later following the primary vaccination series for certain individuals, outlined below.
These changes go into effect on September 20,2021 and will remain in place until November 1, 2021.
Although vaccinations provide a powerful protection against COVID-19 hospitalization and death, the Delta variant, which is currently the most common strain of COVID-19 in California, is highly transmissible and may cause more severe illness.
Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors
ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA – Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued Health Orders requiring masks indoors in public places. The Orders require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings, with limited exceptions, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3.
Masking Recommendation The Alameda County Public Health Department is strongly recommending that all Alameda County residents wear a face covering while indoors regardless of vaccination status. This recommendation has been made as we continue to see an increase of COVID-19 cases in Alameda County. See the press release for more information.
Two weeks ago, the State lifted the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and Alameda County, along with counties across the state, lifted its Shelter in Place order and fully aligned with the State’s guidance on masking, mega-events, schools and workplaces. Alameda County is seeing a slight increase in COVID-19 cases. With more businesses and [...]