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Health and Human Services

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) News



September 22, 2020 - County Moves to Less Restrictive Orange Tier for COVID 

PR 20-57 EDC Moves to Orange COVID tier.pdf

September 1, 2020 - When and How El Dorado County May Move to Next Reopening Tier (Orange)

PR 20-53 Statement Clarifies Timing for Reaching Orange Tier of Reopening.pdf

August 28, 2020 - Statement Regarding New Tiered State System for Reopening Business, Resuming Activities

PR 20-52 New COVID reopening system.pdf

August 14, 2020 - Lake Tahoe Agencies, County Band Together to Encourage Everyone to Wear a Mask

See Release  

July 24, 2020 - Updated, interactive Dashboard, FAQ

PR-20 45 New COVID19 Dashboard.pdf

July 18, 2020 - First COVID-19-related Death of  El Dorado County Resident

PR 20-44 First COVID19-related Death.pdf

July 10, 2020 - Free, mobile, once-a-week testing site in Placerville starting July 14, 2020

MA 20-43 COVID19 mobile testing site.pdf

July 8, 2020 - County Releases Tahoe-Specific Case Graph 

PR 20-43 Tahoe Specific COVID-19 Case Rate

July 3, 2020 - Statement by Dr. Williams regarding Independence Day gatherings and restrictions

PR 20-42 Independence Day Statement

June 5, 2020 - Statement by Dr. Williams regarding 12 new State-issued guidelines

Dr. Williams Statement on 12 new State-issued guidelines

June 5, 2020 - Joint letter sent to Gov. Newsom requesting relief from some restrictions on tourism lodging & recreation travel

See Press Release

June 3, 2020 - Public Health Officer Clarifies Approval Process for Reopening of Stage 3 Businesses 

See Press Release

May 28, 2020 - Clarification of County Role in State's Places of Worship Guidelines

 See Press Release

May 27, 2020 - Local Order Prohibiting Nonessential Travel to Lake Tahoe Basin Rescinded, State Ban Remains

 See Press Release /  See FAQs 

May 26, 2020 - El Dorado County Barbershops and Hair Salons May Reopen 

See Press Release

May 12, 2020 - El Dorado County Gets Variance from State to Start Dine-In Service at Restaurants, In-Store Retail

See Press Release

May 9, 2020 - Public Health Officer Says County Meets Criteria to Fully Open Stage 2 Businesses, Facilities

See Press Release / Supporting Documents

May 3, 2020 - El Dorado County Announces Two Free COVID-19 Test Sites Available to All Residents

COVID-19 New Testing Sites.pdf / Spanish.pdf

May 1, 2020 - FAQ Regarding:  County Directive Expiration, Travel to Lake Tahoe, Essential vs. Nonessential, Reopening El Dorado County

See FAQ's

April 30, 2020 - El Dorado County Extends Travel Ban into County Portion of Lake Tahoe

See Press Release / Order

April 28, 2020 - El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Votes to Send letter to Gov. Newsom to allow a phased County re-opening

See Press Release

April 28, 2020 - El Dorado County Public Health Officer Lets Stay-At-Home Directive Expire/FAQ

See Press Release/FAQ Expired directive, Travel Ban, County Reopening EDC.pdf

April 17, 2020 - El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Approves Emergency Ordinance for Administrative Fines for nonessential VHR use 

See Press Release.pdf/ Order.pdf

April 10, 2020 - El Dorado County Public Health Officer Issues Clarifying Statement about Essential Services, Activities and Travel

 See Statement

April 3, 2020 - ​El Dorado County Issues Order to Stop Non-Essential Travel to Lake Tahoe Basin

See Press Release / Order

April 1, 2020 - El Dorado County Public Health Officer Extends Shelter in Place Directive

See Press Release

March 25, 2020 - El Dorado County Issues Directive Clarifying Restriction of Short-Term Rentals to Reduce the Spread of the Covid-19 Virus

See Press Release

March 24, 2020 - El Dorado County Announces First Confirmed Case of Community Transmitted Covid-19

See Press Release

March 20, 2020 - El Dorado County Announces Second Confirmed Case Of Covid-19 In El Dorado Resident

See Press Release

March 20, 2020 - El Dorado County Announces First Confirmed Case of Covid-19

See Press Release

March 19, 2020 - El Dorado County Issues Shelter in Place Directive

See Directive / See Press Release

March 19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issues Stay at Home order for Californians

See Governor's Order and Additional Information

El Dorado County Public Health Emergency Declaration

El Dorado County declared a Public Health Emergency to ensure appropriate resources and funding are available to the County to respond to COVID-19. The declaration also allows the County to provide or receive mutual aid from other jurisdictions.

See Declaration / Press release