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Clarification of El Dorado County Stay-At-Home Directive Expiration

  Tahoe Chamber  |   April 29, 2020   |   Community News

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On April 28th, El Dorado County released a news release detailing the Public Health Officer’s decision to allow the stay-at-home directive to expire on April 30th. The release also outlined that residents will now be guided primarily by Governor Newsom’s order. This announcement caused confusion in the community on how this expiration will changes operations.

Here if breakdown on what this release means for the community:

  • El Dorado County Public Health Officer’s stay-at-home directive with expire April 30th, 2020
  • The residents of El Dorado County will continue to follow California Governor Newsom’s continued stay-at-home order
  • Expiration of the County’s directive DOES NOT mean non-essential business may open, nor does it mean groups of any size outside family residing together may begin to gather
  • The announcement of the expiration of the County’s directly was done to eliminate the confusion between State Order and County directive
  • The County Order restricting nonessential travel to the unincorporated portion of the Lake Tahoe basin and the County’s emergency ordinance allowing administrative for visitors to short term rentals remain in place

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approves sending Governor Newsom a letter requesting the County be able to do a phased-in approach to re-opening the County. See letter

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