03.25.2020

Sacramento County’s coronavirus stay-at-home order: Here’s what you can and can’t do

Sacramento County has formally ordered residents to remain in their homes except for essential chores; an order that carries the force of law in effort to slow the coronavirus spread and limit the number of people infected with the respiratory illness COVID-19.

The countywide order went into effect March 19 and will remain in place until April 7, unless county officials announce a shortening or lengthening of the order. The order urges residents to maintain social distancing of 6 feet while outside and washing hands for at least 20 seconds.