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Information and Resources for Residents Regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance from State and County Officials:

Effective March 19, the Governor of California issued Executive Order N-33-20 directing all California residents to stay home except to access essential services.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Executive Order N-33-20

What can residents do? What is open?

Essential services will remain open such as:

  • Gas stations
  • Pharmacies 
  • Food: Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, take-out and delivery restaurants 
  • Banks
  • Laundromats/laundry services

Essential state and local government functions will also remain open, including law enforcement and offices that provide government programs and services.

What’s closed?

  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Bars and nightclubs
  • Entertainment venues
  • Gyms and fitness studios
  • Public events and gatherings
  • Convention Centers

For additional information, please visit the State's dedicated COVID-19 webpage

Orange County Health Care Agency Information:

Orange County Health Care Agency Dedicated COVID-19 Webpage

Orange County COVID-19 Cases by City 

Public Health Order issued by the County Health Officer on March 17 has been amended in light of new and changing State guidelines and to provide clarity for Orange County residents and businesses. The full text of the amended order is available here

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding County Health Officer's Order dated March 17

Social Media Resources:

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The community is encouraged to also review the reference documents below and take appropriate steps to protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19.

California Department of Public Health Gathering Guidelines 

Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-29-20

Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-25-20 





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