Sacramento County has formally ordered residents to remain in their homes except for essential chores; an order that carries the force of law in effort to slow the coronavirus spread and limit the number of people infected with the respiratory illness COVID-19.
The countywide order went into effect March 19 and will remain in place until April 7, unless county officials announce a shortening or lengthening of the order. The order urges residents to maintain social distancing of 6 feet while outside and washing hands for at least 20 seconds.
Some law enforcement officials say residents have responded with questions and concerns about the county stay-at-home order. Here’s a list of what you can and can’t do while the order is in effect.
What you can leave your home to do
Buy groceries, cleaning supplies, pet supplies or household safety products.
Get medical supplies or medication, or