BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – The Greater Sacramento region, which includes Butte County, will remain under the regional stay-at-home order, Butte County Public Health announced Monday morning.
As of Sunday, January 3, 2021, the Greater Sacramento region, ICU bed capacity is at 10.1% and the four-week ICU projection for the region does not meet the criteria to exit the regional stay at home order (RSAHO). The region’s ICU capacity varies daily, but recently fell below 10%.
Public Health said the regions ICU capacity will be assessed on a weekly basis. The RSAHO will be lifted once the region’s projected ICU capacity meets or exceeds 15%.
On December 10, 2020, the Greater Sacramento Region was placed under the RSAHO, which was directed to be in place for a minimum of 21 days. After the 21 day time period, the region’s four week ICU capacity will be projected on a weekly basis.
The RSAHO prohibits private gatherings of any size, closes sector operations except for critical infrastructure and retail and requires mask-wearing, and physical distancing, according to Public Health.
Under the stay-at-home order, restaurants are required to close all indoor and outdoor operations. However, restaurants may continue to provide curbside pick-up and delivery.
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