The California Department of Public Health lifted the regional stay-at-home order, effective Jan. 25, and resumed using the color-coded tier system, placing Contra Costa back in the purple tier.
As a result, Contra Costa Health Services announced that the following activities may resume:
- Restaurants may offer outdoor dining, following the state health guidelines.
- Hair salons, barber shops and personal services such as nail salons may reopen following state health guidelines.
- Outdoor social gatherings involving 25 or fewer people, from three or fewer different households, are now permitted.
All residents are strongly encouraged to continue practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings and practicing good hygiene to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Read the County health department's full press release.