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Lake County Assigned to the State Blueprint’s Red Tier

Hybrid Board of Supervisors Meetings with In-Person Participation to Resume 3/23

LAKE COUNTY, CA (March 16, 2021) – Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated their, “Latest California Blueprint Data,” confirming Lake County has been assigned to the Red Tier, and signaling enhanced available of activities can begin in tomorrow (3/17):
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH Document Library/COVID-19/Blueprint_Data_Chart_031621.xlsx

This was confirmed via a CDPH Press Release issued at 2:30 this afternoon:
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OPA/Pages/NR21-089.aspx

For comprehensive lists of activities and services eligible to reopen tomorrow in Lake County, please review the following State resources:
https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH Document Library/COVID-19/Dimmer-Framework-September_2020.pdf (updated late last week)

Lake County originally moved to the Purple Tier November 28, meaning activities such as indoor dining were prohibited for a period of 108 days.  Based on the current version of the State’s framework, we cannot become eligible to advance to the less restrictive Orange Tier until at least Tuesday, April 6.  Counties can move only one tier at a time, and we must be in the Red Tier for three weeks prior to advancing to Orange.  More information on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy is available here:
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID19CountyMonitoringOverview.aspx

Additionally, the Lake County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce “hybrid” Board meetings, with options to participate both in-person and remotely, will resume next Tuesday, March 23.  The capacity of the Board Chambers, as modified to accommodate social distancing, is 23 people.  To encourage broad and safe participation, electronic options (Phone, Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, written Granicus eComment, Lake County PEG TV) will continue for the foreseeable future.


Water Faucet
Urgent Health Advisory

Effective immediately, people on private water systems whose tap water comes from their own private intake into the lake, in the Oaks Arm and Lower Arm of Clear Lake should not drink the water.

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