One day after Sacramento County extended and modified its COVID-19 stay-at-home order, Yolo County followed suit and made a few changes to its own rules. The new Yolo order will be in place until May 31.
“The extension underscores the fact that the threat from the virus is still very real,” Yolo County Board Chair Gary Sandy wrote in a statement. “Please avoid crowds and large gatherings, stay at home, wash your hands regularly and use face masks. We must not let our guard down.”
Since mid-March, counties have limited travel and activity in line with California’s shelter-in-place directive. Now, some local governments are starting to make allowances.
As of this week, both Sacramento and Yolo counties are allowing boating, archery, hunting and golf. Sacramento County is also allowing disc golf and tennis.
Beginning May 4, Yolo County will allow drive-in religious services “that allow attendees to participate from their own vehicles and without touching or being physically close to other non-household member attendees.”
All construction work will also be permitted, so long as it follows social distancing guidelines.
Yolo County originally issued its stay-at-home order March 18, and it was most recently set to expire on May 1.
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