The order remains in effect for a minimum of three week and could have expired tonight if the region’s ICU capacity increased, but it has not, and with ICU capacity expected to continue shrinking, the state is not lifting the order for our region at this time.
The order continues to apply to the following:
- Prohibits private gatherings of any size
- Closes sector operations except for critical infrastructure
- Retail remains open at 20% capacity with Grocery stores at 35% capacity
- Restaurants: take out or delivery only
- Schools can remain open
- Closes personal care services including hair salons/ barbershops
- Non-essential travel restricted statewide
- Requires 100 percent masking and physical distancing
- Worship and political expression are permitted outdoors
For a copy of the order you can go to https://www.plumascounty.us/2750/Regional-Stay-Home-Order .
Public Health reminds the public that in order to protect Plumas County’s healthcare system from being overwhelmed residents need to continue to practice the following precautions: staying at home whenever possible; wearing face coverings while in public places or while interacting with others not in your household; frequent hand washing; physical distancing and avoiding social gatherings with those not from your household.
There is some light at the end of the tunnel with viable vaccines being available and currently being administered to priority groups within 1a.
For more information regarding COVID-19 vaccine in Plumas County you can go to the Public Health website at
If you have any questions please contact the Plumas County COVID-19 informational phone line 530- 283-6400 or send an e-mail to [email protected]