Updates as of April 20, 2022 - In alignment with the CDC's announcement that its order requiring masking on public transportation and at transportation hubs is no longer in effect, effective immediately California's requirement for masking on public transit and in transportation hubs is terminated. CDPH strongly recommends that individuals in these settings continue to wear a mask. See CDPH guidance for face coverings.
COVID-19 Prevention and Treatments - Talk with your healthcare provider to find out if you qualify for COVID-19 treatments to help you recover faster or protect you against COVID-19. Learn about where to go and COVID-19 prevention and treatment options.
Feb. 16, 2022: Sacramento County Health Officer Rescinds Local Health Orders – In alignment with the State, effective immediately, the Sacramento County Health Officer is rescinding the July 26 Health Order requiring all individuals to wear face coverings indoors, as well as the January 6 Health Order directing all public meetings be held virtually. Per order of CDPH, all unvaccinated individuals will continue to be required to wear face-coverings in all indoor pubic settings. The State's masking requirements regardless of vaccination status remains in effect for public transportation; healthcare settings; congregate settings; long-term care facilities; and in K-12 schools and childcare settings. In workplaces, employers are subject to the Cal/OSHA requirements. Review details of the Health Order Rescission for Face Coverings and Health Order Rescission for Public Meetings. Also, read the SacCountyNews story: Sacramento County Rescinds Local Health Orders.
New Thresholds for State Mega-Event Requirements Starting Feb. 16 - Read additional Mega-Event details on the CDPH Beyond the Blueprint Framework.
COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update - The CDC recommends a COVID-19 booster (third dose) for anyone 18 or older who received a Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their second shot. For those who received a J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, it is recommended that everyone receive a booster dose at least two months after their initial shot. Mix and match of vaccine dosing is allowed. For more information on boosters and to find your vaccine, visit MyTurn.ca.gov or the Sacramento County COVID-19 Vaccine webpage. There are also vaccination sites in hospitals, physicians’ offices, local pharmacies, pop-up clinics, and more. Read the SacCountyNews story for details: 11/23/2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update
State Provides a Portal to Access Your Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record - You can safely access your digital vaccine record for free at MyVaccineRecord.CDPH.CA.GOV by entering your name, DOB, and phone/email associated with your vaccine record. Then create a four-digit PIN that generates a special QR code so you decide how and when to share your vaccination record. This is an optional means to obtain your COVID-19 vaccine information, and is the digital version of your paper vaccine card. It is one of the options to show proof of vaccination - the QR code will work with specific types of QR readers. However, the State is not implementing a mandatory passport system in California. Learn more and access your digital vaccine record by going to https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/