March 24, 2020 Update - What are “Essential” Businesses? The City of Folsom is receiving questions about which businesses are allowed to remain open and which cannot. The Sacramento County Health Officer has determined the types of businesses considered to be “essential,” which are those necessary for protecting the health and sustaining the daily lives of Californians during the COVID-19 emergency.
March 19, 2020 Update - State of California Executive Order
The California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors, critical government services, schools, childcare, and construction, including housing construction.
March 19, 2020 Update - Sacramento County Health Officer Issues COVID-19 Order
As of today, March 19, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., the Sacramento County Health Officer issued a legal Order directing all individuals living in Sacramento County – including the City of Folsom – to stay at their place of residence except for essential activities, including obtaining necessary services and supplies, picking up groceries and takeout meals, accessing health care, recreating while maintaining social distancing, and going to work if you perform or support essential services spelled out in the Order (please check with your employer for direction). The Order is in effect through midnight April 7, 2020. The Order is intended to protect those most vulnerable to the disease, slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, and conserve healthcare resources.