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Health and Human Services

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Guidance


Short-term Lodging Facility Directive

Dr. Nancy Williams, El Dorado County's Public Health Officer, issued a Directive clarifying Governor Newsom’s March 19th “Stay At Home” Order as it relates to short-term lodging.  COVID-19 Short Term Rental Directive

Retail Food, Beverage and Other Related Service Venues:

On March 18, 2020, El Dorado County Environmental Management provided guidance to local retail food, beverage and other related service venues. This guidance is based on recommendations from the Governor of California, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Dr. Nancy Williams, Public Health Officer of El Dorado County.  A summary of this guidance is included below:

  • Bars, wineries, breweries and pubs should be closed, except for venues that are currently authorized to provide off sale beer and wine to be consumed off premises
  • Restaurants should be closed for in-restaurant seated dining, and should be open only to drive-through or pick-up/delivery options
  • Grocery stores and charitable food distribution sites should remain fully open and operational

To see a full copy of the El Dorado County guidance for food, beverage and other related service venues - Click here

Guidance Documents from California Department of Public Health:

The California Department of Public Health has consolidated state guidance on how to prepare and protect Californians from COVID-19 in a single location. This includes guidance for:

  • Community Care Facilities, Including Assisted Living Facilities and Child Care
  • People at Risk for Serious Illness
  • Drinking Water, Recreational Water and Wastewater
  • Employers, Health Care Workers and Workers in General Industry
  • Entertainment Venues
  • First Responders, Including Paramedics and EMTs
  • Food Industry
  • Event and Gathering Guidance
  • Homeless Assistance Providers
  • Individuals with Access or Functional Needs
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care Health Plans
  • Health Care Facilities from Cal/OSHA
  • Health Care Facilities, Including Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Health Care Plans
  • Coverage Options
  • Home Cleaning with COVID-19 Positive Individuals
  • Laboratories
  • Schools and institutions of higher education
  • Long-Term Care and Adult and Senior Care Facilities