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COVID Shutdown Order Soon For Nevada County

The most restrictive stay-at-home order since the pandemic began is expected to be imposed in most of California in days, including Nevada County. Public Information Officer Taylor Wolfe says that’s in regions where hospitals fall under 15-percent ICU capacity. Nevada County is included in the Greater Sacramento Region, where it was down to 24-percent capacity early this week. She says it’s projected that threshold will be reached within a week, although local hospitals don’t have as many beds occupied…

click to listen to Taylor Wolfe

The order will mean the re-closure of playgrounds, hair salons, and barbershops. Outdoor dining will no longer be allowed, and retail stores’ capacity will drop from 25 to 20-percent…

click to listen to Taylor Wolfe

Once the order is implemented, it would stay in effect for at least three weeks. Wolfe says a Red Alert will also be sent. The county has also scheduled a Zoom meeting on the changes for two to three-pm on Friday.

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