Department:
CAO

Date:
3/19/2020
Contact:
Carla B. Hass

Phone:
530-621-4609

​EL DORADO COUNTY ISSUES DIRECTIVE TO RESIDENTS TO SHELTER IN PLACE


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            Contact:        Carla B. Hass

March 19, 2020                                                                                                         530-621-4609

                                                                                                                                  916-293-2046   

 

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County Public Health Officer Dr. Nancy Williams today issued a directive for all County residents to remain at home except to engage in "essential activities," effective 11:59 PM, March 20, 2020, to slow the spread of COVID-19.

 

"I have taken this unprecedented step to stem the tide of the virus among our population to protect our most vulnerable residents," Williams said. "Quite simply, how successful we are in protecting the health of the most number of people in El Dorado County will depend on our residents abiding by this directive."  

 

The directive applies to the unincorporated areas of the County, the City of Placerville and the City of South Lake Tahoe. It is in effect through Thursday, April 16th.

 

The full directive can be found on the County's COVID-19 web page here.

 

 

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